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Sushi Restaurant Catches Two with Fake Credit Cards

Two youngsters from Pau, France, were arrested for using stolen credit cards to make purchases. The two, both aged 25, committed crimes by ordering goods using stolen credit cards they bought off the darknet. In an ironic twist, the two managed to scam shops, acquiring goods worth 6,000 euros, only to be caught and arrested because of a sushi order. ... Read More »

Man buys drugs from darknet using company funds

A director of a climbing gym in Brest, France, found himself on the wrong side of the law when he used the company’s credit card to purchase drugs from the darknet. The unnamed man is reported to have spent company funds on drugs between May 2016 and July 2017. The director was due for retirement and had filed all the ... Read More »

Posting Selfie Gets Darkweb Weapons Buyer Busted

Australian police arrested a man after he posted a selfie on the dark web to buy weapons. According to police reports, 28-year-old Hai Po Zhang was arrested in Western Sydney Park where he was set to meet a darknet weapons vendor to collect his package. Zhang posted a photo with his name and signature to an account that was used ... Read More »

Ironic murder of a Japanese cyber crime expert and blogger

A Japanese cyber crime expert and blogger was found stabbed in a restroom and pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after. This shocking murder of Kenichiro Okamoto, by an online user with whom he had an online feud is taking the news world by storm. In an ironic revelation, he was attacked shortly after delivering a speech at a conference ... Read More »

Fake Cheques in France Raise Concerns of Darknet Counterfeit Trouble

Fraud aided by the darknet is becoming rampant in the world; France has its own share of the vice. Authorities in the past and to date, have arrested citizens engaging in fraudulent activities on the darknet or activities originating from the anonymous deep web. Instances of fraud recently including purchasing fake Identities or fake cheques and euros. Two Cernay teenagers ... Read More »

Over 15 Synthetic Darknet Drugs Found in Mexico

The Congress of the Union has asked the Comisión Nacional de Seguridad (or National Security Commission / CNS) to come up with strong strategies that can help in the fight against illegal drug trading in Mexico. This includes online businesses whose payments are made via credit cards and delivered by drones and parcels. The Congress of the Union has urged ... Read More »

Nine Arrested in France in Possession of Darknet Bought Devices

Range Rover owners in France found a reprieve last Tuesday when the department of security arrested nine suspected gang members in Essonne. The thefts of over 68 Range Rovers, comprised of eight members, ages 18 -21 and a ninth, 34 years old. According to reports, the arrests occurred after a six month long investigation starting in January. The gang had ... Read More »

Another Massive Darknet Drug Bust in Germany

Police in Germany arrest suspects behind 125 Kg+ of synthetic drugs. Barely a week after French investigators took over Black Hand, law enforcement in Munster have seized up to 250 kilograms of narcotics that had been previously ordered on the Darknet from the Netherlands. The illegal drugs were destined for clients in Germany. The intelligence team, which comprised of narcotic ... Read More »

Swiss Police Officer Under Investigation for Trafficking Firearms on the Dark Web.

Switzerland’’s office of the Attorney General is investigating the logistics chief of the cantonal police agency of Schwyz for misconduct and violation of the War Material Act, the Tages-Anzeiger reported on Thursday. The Swiss police officer and a logistics manager came under scrutiny after he was linked to an ongoing investigation on dark web weapon trafficking, launched in 2013 in ... Read More »

Cloudflare Integrates Tor Hidden Services to its DNS Services

Cloudflare has launched Tor integrated DNS services. The service is a Domain Name System (DNS) resolver which is similar to URLs such as ‘Cloudflare.com’ with their specific and corresponding numerical IP addresses. This helps users locate where a given domain is geographically hosted and can thereafter match it up with associated servers and hardware devices. This means that the name ... Read More »

CRYPTO LAUNDERING IN THE EYES OF THE LAW

Money laundering. There are many definitions involving terms like criminal proceeds, illegal/illicit, processing, disguise, concealment, true nature and ownership. Some even describe it as a three stage process: placement, layering and integration. Most people who get convicted on money laundering charges are not even aware of different phases of things they did. They merely tried to make dirty money look ... Read More »

5 Years in Prison for Hacker Who Helped Russians

The infamous Yahoo hacker who breached the personal information of up to 500,000,000 users in 2014 is now going to serve five years in prison. Karim Baratov together with three others, allegedly targeted users in the United States as well as other key countries. Alexey Belan is reportedly the person who was in charge of the main attack while Baratov ... Read More »

Bearish Authorities Sold $14M of Cryptos Seized from Darknet Busts

Law enforcement in Germany sold more than $14 million (€12 million) worth of seized cryptos for fear that their prices would fall. The prosecutors and other authorities decided to make an emergency sale of cryptocurrencies that were seized from Darknet related busts. According to Der Tagesspiegel, the bitcoins were treated like ‘perishable food’. The source reported that the prosecutors ordered ... Read More »