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Suspected Kidnapper Extradited in “Black Death Group” Case

Not long after a Milan court sentenced Lukasz Pawel Herba to almost 17 years in prison for kidnapping Chloe Ayling, authorities extradited Lukasz Herba’s brother, Michal Konrad Herba, to Italy where he faces kidnapping and accessory charges. Ayling accused both brothers of kidnapping her and threatening to auction her to wealthy men who purchase women through a darknet human trafficking ... Read More »

Suspected Silk Road “Right-Hand Man” Extradited to the US

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York revealed that the alleged “right-hand man” of Ross Ulbricht—the owner of the Silk Road marketplace—was extradited to the United States on June 15, 2018. A newly unsealed indictment accuses Roger Thomas Clark of playing a prominent role in the operation of the Silk Road marketplace. ... Read More »

German Police Arrest Two Suspected Darknet Dealers

In the town of Bad Nauheim in the Hesse state of Germany, narcotics officers with the Wetterau Criminal Police Department arrested two suspected darknet drug dealers they had been investigating for several months. Investigators had opened an investigation into the couple for suspected darknet drug distribution. The investigation paid off during the execution of an apartment search; the police uncovered ... Read More »

Oberhausen police have arrested a suspected DNM dealer

According to reports from a local news source, the Oberhausen police in German arrested a suspected dealer who is said to have sold drugs on a large scale in the city. Explicitly, for months, the man is said to have made drug deals with his main culprit in Oberhausen clubs and also in his apartment in the Marienviertel. Indications on ... 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 »

US Indicts Suspected Kelihos Botnet Creator

On April 10, 2017, the Department of Justice announced a massive law enforcement operation that aimed to eliminate the Kelihos botnet. The operation involved US law enforcement agencies and “foreign” partners, according to the press release. A Pen Register Trap and Trace Order, signed by a United States Magistrate Judge, allowed the FBI to sinkhole the botnet. On April 21, ... Read More »

Schrobenhausen: After arms sales continue in U-custody

Suspected Drug Dealer In Small German Town Arrested For Attempted Weapon Purchase

German law enforcement authorities detained a young man for ordering a weapon from the dark web, and for narcotics trafficking. On Thursday, September 15, 2016, armed undercover officers arrested a 24-year-old man at a large supermarket parking lot on Pöttmesser Strasse. Schrobenhausen is a small town in Germany with a population of 14,600 people. When special forces in heavy protective ... Read More »

Suspected Hacker Behind the NeverQuest Banking Trojan Arrested in Spain

In 2013, researchers from Kaspersky Lab’s SecureList published “Online Banking Faces a New Threat” and explained the threat NeverQuest, a banking trojan, posed to the public. Three-and-a-half years after a hacker listed the malware on a forum, Spain’s Guardia Civil announced that officers arrested NeverQuest’s creator. The press release revealed that the FBI requested Interpol issue an arrest warrant for ... Read More »

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Police Intercept DNM Package and Force Suspected Drug Trafficker to Open It

Earlier this year, Croatian police arrested a 22-year-old for buying amphetamine from the darknet and redistributing it in the real world. Investigators discovered purchases from June through September, ranging from 25 grams to 75 grams per package. The suspect uneventfully sat in police custody, awaiting trial, until October 4. Narcotics Inspectors intercepted a package addressed to the man believed to ... Read More »

Dutch Police Arrest 10 men Suspected of Using Bitcoin to Launder Money

Accoring to the dutch police Ten men suspected of using the digital currency Bitcoin to launder up to 20 million euros ($22 million) of criminal money made from online drug deals have been arrested in the Netherlands, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday. The men, described as all in their 20s and with Dutch nationality, were arrested on Tuesday in coordinated ... Read More »

Roger Clark Suspected Silk Road’s “Variety Jones”, arrested in Koh Chang

The man suspected of being a “senior adviser” to Ross Ulbricht, the convicted creator of the seized Silk Road marketplace, has been arrested, according to the United States Attorney’s Office. Roger Thomas Clark is accused of being “Variety Jones,” according to a press release, and allegedly was “a close confidante of Ulbricht’s who advised on all aspects of Silk Road’s ... Read More »