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Swedish Darknet Vendor Appeals Prison Sentence

In 2014, international law enforcement conducted an operation targeting darknet drug markets and similarly illicit hidden services. They seized at least 414 .onion.rent sites. Many sites resurfaced under new branding. A Swedish darknet market-forum hybrid was among those seized during Operation Onymous that rebranded after the disruption. After tracking a group of drug traffickers from the first shop to the ... Read More »

Ross Ulbricht Appeals Life Sentence to the Supreme Court

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the May 2015 conviction and sentencing of Ross Ulbricht, the founder and creator of the infamous darknet market SIlk Road. Ross is now appealing the Second Circuit Court’s ruling to the Supreme Court, the highest court in the United States. According to Kannon K. Shanmugam, the lawyer behind the appeal, presented two questions ... Read More »

Five kilos of amphetamine was picked up at the post office in Åled outside Halmstad. A man is arrested for drug offenses.

Prosecutor Appeals The Judgment In Swedish Vendor Case

At the end of February, four men were standing trial at the Halmstad District Court in Sweden for running a vendor shop selling narcotics on the dark web. Later on, the same week, one of the suspects confessed his crimes. Now, almost a month after two of the defendants were sentenced and the other two accused persons were set free, ... Read More »

State of Florida Appeals the Dismissal of “Money Laundering” Bitcoin Seller

The recent ruling by a Florida judge where the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was controversially disqualified as a form of currency (as defined by Florida’s legal system) may be facing an overruling by an appeal from the state of Florida. In the case of Florida v Michell Espinoza, the Florida-based bitcoin seller was charged with one count of unlawfully engaging in the ... Read More »