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Dark Web Demand Increases despite the Crackdown, Research Confirms

According to a recent research, the numerous crackdowns by Europol have not had any effect on the dark web as its demand continues to be on the rise. A similar finding was discovered after the shutdown of the Silk Road market in 2013. According to the research, there was an unprecedented rise in dark web users after that shutdown. The ... Read More »

Amber Rudd Launches Government Crackdown on Dark web

Amber Rudd, a home secretary, and a conservative politician has revealed the plan of the government to provide funds to help in the fight against cybercrime and illicit Darkweb sales. Considering that fact that every country does not take cybersecurity lightly, the United Kingdom treats cybercrime the same way as terrorism is treated. With much emphasis on the cyber attacks ... Read More »

North Yorkshire Police Receives Chief Constable’s Commendation for Crackdown of Dark Web Drug Smugglers

A group of 26 north Yorkshire police officers and staff members who contributed to the takedown of what was referred to as a “sophisticated” network of illegal drugs smugglers on the dark web has received chief constable’s commendation. Two dark web drug traffickers, Aarron Gledhill and Ross Brennan, who are said to have met at the university, were put behind ... Read More »

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UK Government on Search For Cyber Experts to Crackdown on Dark Web Criminals

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) is actively recruiting cyber experts and dark web analysts to focus on the crackdown of illicit drug rings and operations being pursued by dark web marketplaces. Specifically, NCA is on a lookout for G5 Armed Surveillance Investigator in the Armed Operations Unit, which according to local sources will cooperate with the Intelligence and Operations ... Read More »

DNM Vendors Still Selling Fake Euros, Despite German Crackdown

C. Aliens DNM Vendors Still Selling Fake Euros, Despite German Crackdown The counterfeit currency industry, in 2016, bloomed on the darknet and impacted specific regions far more than others. DeepDotWeb readers need no convincing that Germany has struggled with an influx​ of counterfeit currency, tickets, and nearly anything else worth counterfeiting. Even though Germany’s darknet crackdown started with weapons, a ... Read More »

Child Porn Crackdown In Slovenia: Law Enforcement Raided 13 Apartments

On March 7, investigators in Slovenia carried out house searches at several locations in connection with the sexual abuse of children on the internet. According to police information, law enforcement authorities raided 13 addresses aiming at collecting information and evidence to justify the suspicion of crime presentation, manufacture, possession, and distribution of child pornographic material. The primary objective of the ... Read More »

Indian Government is Training Policemen to Crackdown Electronic Fraud

Indian government and law enforcement are allocating increased capital in training police officers to crackdown electronic fraud involving online transactions. A facility was launched in the police headquarters in Kasaba Bawada to ensure police officers obtain necessary information and technical expertise to detect electronic fraud. Sohali Sharma, superintendent of Police, announced: “In Kolhapur district, new software and machines have been ... Read More »

Three Irishmen Jailed For Dark Web Drug Trading, Use of Cash Vital in Crackdown

As previously reported by DeepDotWeb In December, three Irishmen including Richard Sinclair of Coleraine, Stephen Rodgers of Carrickfergus and Kyle Hall of Belfast were charged with several offenses including money laundering, possession of and intent to supply class A drugs and intent to supply and class A drugs. This week, Sinclair and Hall both plead guilty to most of the ... Read More »

China Begins to Crackdown on ATM Cash Withdrawals; Bitcoin’s Liquidity as Solution

Stepping upon the path of India, China has begun to impose some serious capital controls and restrictions on cash. On December 8, the Chinese government officially halved the amount money UnionPay bank card holders can withdraw from ATMs in Macau, in an attempt to regulate the Macau gambling industry and prevent the devaluation of yuan. According to SCMP, several billions ... Read More »

300 New Zealanders Identified In Global Dark Net Crackdown

About 300 persons from New Zealand were identified by law enforcement authorities during a global police action called Operation Hyperion. The worldwide action took place between October 22 and 28. This was a “coordinated effort” to bust persons globally who are involved in illegal drugs trade on the dark web. Police and customs focused in the country prioritized screening for ... Read More »

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German Police Call the Deepweb an Interface for Terrorism, Promise to Crackdown Harder

Following an organized crime study, Holger Münch, president of Germany’s federal police (BKA), revealed how the deepweb changed the playing field. The data presented by Münch highlighted how the deepweb has been an interface for terrorism. Similar to Münch’s statement after the Munich shooting, the BKA president vowed to increase action against illegal internet activity. Münch said “We [the BKA] ... Read More »

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Germany’s Deepweb Crackdown Continues as Another Vendor Gets Arrested

Germany’s Deepweb Crackdown Continues as Another Vendor Gets Arrested In Norderstedt, Germany, another deepweb vendor has been arrested. The arrest took place in late September but details have only recently released. The 25-year-old was under investigation for suspected drug dealing. Specifics regarding how he landed on the police radar have yet to be released. Several branches of law enforcement began ... Read More »