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Illegal guns find way to Canada alongside drugs via dark web

The RCMP has warned about criminals using dark web marketplaces and modern virtual currencies (which are generally hard to track due to the high anonymity offered by the two,) to sell illegal guns and drugs online, shipping them using creative techniques. The warning comes as the Trudeau government in Canada moves with speed to tighten a legal framework over trade ... Read More »

Dark Web Guns a threat to Security in 2018 Says Feds

As if illegal drugs from the dark web have not done enough damage to the United States, US Officials now have to be worried about illegal firearms being purchased on the dark web too. Although the case of illegal drugs being sold and bought on the dark web is rampant, it does not leave out the fact that, there is ... Read More »

The GAO Tried to Illegally Buy 79 Guns Online and Failed

In a recently released report, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that for two and a half years, agents attempted to illegally buy guns on the darknet and clearnet. Unsurprisingly, the GAO found that illegally buying guns online proved more difficult than reports from the media—and that which Attorney General Jeff Sessions conveyed. Every clearnet attempt failed and only two ... Read More »

A Dortmunder Suspected To Buy Guns from Darknet

  When Darknet is being talked about in Germany, one listing of an item that usually comes to mind is “weapons”. Most of the gun violence in Germany has been attributed to the Darknet, as the platform is known to encourage illegal smuggling of weapons. Last year, the Germany’s prolific Darknet weapon dealer was arrested and jailed five and half ... Read More »

Three Men Sentenced For 15 Years, Obtained Cache of Guns From Dark Web

Three men pleaded guilty to the possession of a massive storage of ammunition, firearms and paraphernalia on November 2, 2016. This week, brothers Abdullah Ali and Adam Ali, and 21-year-old Roman Nikolajevs were sentenced to 15 years in prison for the illegal possession of firearms and illicit activities on the dark web.   In early 2015, the Ali brothers initially ... Read More »

German Standing Trial For Ordering Three Guns From The Dark Web

A man from Neuburg-Schrobenhausen, Germany is standing trial for attempted purchase of three Glock guns from the dark web, along with growing and possessing large amounts of marijuana. “On a late summer afternoon last year. A man is sitting in a supermarket cafe. He’s waiting. A little later a young guy appears. He raises his hand briefly, reveals himself. The ... Read More »

Darknet Firearm Sales Indirectly Led to Austrian Cops Privately Carrying Guns

On November 30, a Weapons Act amendment passed the National Council’s internal committee. The amendment made many notable changes to the current laws but one stood out. It granted law enforcement the ability to carry firearms privately. Previously, officers locked their weapons at the station prior to completing their shift. An influx of firearms from the darknet—especially semi-automatic rifles—motivated the ... Read More »

Idar-Oberstein Man Sentenced For Buying Guns And Grenade

A 25-year-old from Idar-Oberstein was sentenced to prison for ordering two handguns, a grenade, ammunition and a “shooting pen” from a dark net market. According to official court information, the accused and his defender had withdrawn their appeal before the regional court in Bad Kreuznach on Monday. The 25-year-old was sentenced to one year and nine months in prison for ... Read More »

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Russian DNM Forum Vendors Interviewed on Freedom and Selling Guns Online

Rarely do darknet weapon vendors make clearnet appearances. Drug vendors, on the other hand, can be found anywhere; even on social media, advertising or defending their product. Many drug vendors have even been interviewed by DeepDotWeb. Similarly, we have interviewed high-profile market admins such like the main administrator of Alphabay, alpha02. Yet weapon vendors rarely see the light of day. ... Read More »

UK Police: Stun Guns Bought on the Dark Web Used by Gangs

According to mirror.co.uk: Gangs have always smuggled and dealt through the black market and other illegal venues of trade for weapons, drugs, and even money laundering. However in today’s world, gangs are taking advantage of the newest illegal market, the Dark Net, and using the untraceable Bitcoin as their currency. While Bitcoin by design is an identifiable currency with a ... Read More »

“NCA Wannabe” Sentenced For Importing Guns And Ammo

Darren Hillyer (38) of Milton Keynes has been sentenced to five years of prison for conspiracy to import a firearm and ammunition from the dark web at Bristol Crown Court. According to the NCA, he posed as a woman in order to seek revenge on a “pedo ex-lover”. Hillyer ordered a Ruger LC9 9mm handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition ... Read More »

Silk Road Vendor Sentenced To 2 Year Prison

Sheldon Kennedy (25) from Lincoln, Nebraska, has been sentenced for 2 years of prison, which is followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to traffic in controlled substances, including cocaine and many other illegal substances. Kennedy sold drugs, counterfeit money and lethal weapons online on the infamous former Silk Road Marketplace. According to Kennedy’s plea, he sold the ... Read More »

How DarkNet Markets will Undermine Government Control: Guns

The debate on whether or not average citizens should be allowed to own guns has raged on for many years. People on the far left believe that no one, other than government agents, should have any guns, ever, for any reason. They say that, if the government takes away the guns from all people, while keeping guns for themselves, the ... Read More »

Buying Guns and Drugs on the Deep Web (Vice Documentary)

Well, ANOTHER vice documentary about buying guns and drugs on the deep web, an interview with a weapon dealer (probably from black market reloaded) and some talking about privacy issues and TOR – nothing we have never heard before, but you know, as long as these subjects are getting the rating we will keep seeing these documentaries popping up, but ... Read More »