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A Texas court has jailed an Iraqi migrant for 30 years after he pleaded guilty to selling some 245kgs of fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, oxycodone and Xanax on the dark web. Drugs sold by Alaa Mohammed Allawi, who worked as an interpreter for the Department of Defense before being granted entry to the US in 2012, are said to have resulted … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Oct. 4, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
Two men from Eastern Europe have bene jailed for a total of 20 years by a UK court after they were caught by police in possession of drugs estimated to be worth £2.7 million ($3.32 million). Serbian Aleksandar Uljaveric, 32, and Alexandru Mitu, 26, originally from Romania, were handed sentences of 12 years and eight years respectively at Kingston Crown … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Oct. 7, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
A recently unsealed indictment accused Bryan Connor Herrell of conspiring to engage in a racketeer influenced corrupt organization in connection with iconic Alphabay market. According to the indictment, Herrell worked as the Alphabay moderator under the usernames “Penissmith” and “Botah.” The Pennissmith Announcement Although the United States government dropped all charges against the alleged Alphabay administrator Alexandre Cazes after his … read more
By Alex Nimoy - June 21, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
A 61-year-old retired teacher found in possession of more than 8,000 child images abuse images has been jailed. The former teacher admitted that he acquired the images from both the Clearnet and the dark web. His search history showed that he also searched for child sex holiday destinations. David Wright from Connelly Court, Chesterfield appeared before Judge Ebrahim Mooncey in … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Sept. 24, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
A French Soldier was handed a partially suspended sentence after he admitted that he had purchased counterfeit banknotes on the dark web. The soldier is reportedly a repeat offender and bought the counterfeit bills to fund his gambling and online betting addiction. The soldier in his thirties appeared before a judge in the Toulon Criminal Court on September 23 for … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Sept. 25, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
A darkweb vendor from Portland, Oregon, was sentenced to 86 months in prison and another 36 months of supervised release for selling ecstasy on the darkweb marketplace Alphabay. The vendor, a millionaire on post-prison supervision, was caught after law enforcement found 100 grams of heroin during a routine house search. During a routine house search at the home of Skylaar … read more
By Alex Nimoy - July 23, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
A San Diego duo on September 30 admitted to a federal court that they conspired to launder proceeds they acquired from selling drugs on the dark web. The defendants reportedly run an unlicensed bitcoin for cash only exchange and used it to launder drug trafficking profits. According to U.S. Attorney’s Office, San Diego 25-year-old Connor Brooke and 23-year-old Aidan Curry … read more
By Alex Nimoy - Oct. 1, 2019, 12:28 p.m.