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Arizona men accused of trafficking of Apple products

Law enforcement has arrested four men from Arizona facing multiple charges concerning the illegal trafficking of stolen electronic gadgets and stolen Apple products to overseas markets. Two of the men have been identified as Michael Stoian and Arik Tasa Bennet, 24 and 25 years old respectively. Their release bond is placed at $1 million, while they are held at Maricopa ... Read More »

The UK seizes more than £2 million of fake dark web medicines

Fake drugs worth millions of dollars were seized during a global crackdown in the United Kingdom. The repression which was carried out by an MHRA (a medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency) took over 1 million doses of medicines that are worth more than £2 million. The seizure of illicit medicines was done during part of an Operation Pangaea investigation, ... Read More »

London Police Arrests a Dark Web Vendor Confiscating Over $400,000 Worth of Cocaine.

City of London Police Cyber Crime Unit in the UK have arrested a dark web drug vendor from Loughton confiscating over $400,000 worth of cocaine after a raid at his home. The 49-year-old man from Loughton, Essex, was under investigation on the dark web markets where illegal drugs, weapons, counterfeit, firearms, and other illegal goods and services were offered. After ... Read More »

Europol report on Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment

For a fifth year now, Europol has developed the IOCTA (Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment). The primary objective of the assessment is the provision of a comprehensive type of overview of the current and anticipated threats in the future, as well as, trends in the crimes being carried out or even conducted online. As the current events demonstrate the ways ... Read More »

Female Entertainer Accused of Killing a Cat on the Dark Web

Animal Rights organizations are currently pursuing some legal action against a female DJ whom they have accused of killing an adopted kitten brutally for the purposes of obtaining bitcoins. The group maintained that the kitten killing had been featured within a video that was streamed on a secret forum of a website that is operated for individuals that seek violence. ... Read More »

ANALYSIS OF THE REPORT ON FENTANYL DISTRIBUTION IN THE US

At the start of the month, a report was issued by Mathew C. Allen, the Assistant Director of Domestic Operations, Homeland Security Investigations. The report was given before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The main agenda was to inform the officials on the measures that were being taken to combat the smuggling of illegal Fentanyl from ... Read More »

Ormond Beach group received dark web drugs via mail

Youth in their twenties typically find the beach scene attractive for volleyball, sunbathing, and beach partying among other fun activities. However, for Colton Phillips, 22, Halie M. Craycraft, 20, and Arad Radfar, 20, Ormond Beach was a lawless open-air market to deal drugs. Until recently, the trio had harnessed the anonymity of the dark web and their networking skills to ... Read More »

Analysis of Chinese and Russian Hacking Communities

Recorded future has been actively analyzing forums and markets that are tailored towards the Chinese and Russian audiences over the last annual period and has discovered several differences in the hosted contents within the forums and the differences in the forum conduct and organization. Recorded Future Insikt group analyzed posts, interactions, and advertisements in criminal and hacking forums to explore ... Read More »

Feds link Suspect to Fentanyl Overdose Deaths in a Dark Web Drug Ring

Authorities have linked fentanyl overdose deaths to a Cottonwood Heights man accused of running a global pill making illegal operation at his home. According to court documents filed on Thursday, Aaron Shamo knowingly and intentionally distributed an illegal substance on the dark web containing fentanyl, which resulted in the overdose deaths on June 13, 2016. The investigating agents from the ... Read More »

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Authorities Recover $28,000 in a Criminals Dark Web Phishing Scam

TUCSON, AZ – Authorities from Special financial Investigation recovered $28,000 in a criminal dark web phishing scam, funds stolen from a Tucson woman. According to Mark Brnovich, the Attorney General in Arizona, his office committed to the fight against dark web cybercrimes and fraud currently is increasing the work involved. ““My Office organized a team of cybercrime professionals who joined ... Read More »

ANALYSIS OF THE REPORT ON FENTANYL DISTRIBUTION IN THE US

At the start of the month, a report was issued by Mathew C. Allen, the Assistant Director of Domestic Operations, Homeland Security Investigations. The report was given before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. The main agenda was to inform the officials on the measures that were being taken to combat the smuggling of illegal Fentanyl from ... Read More »

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Fresno suspects pleads guilty to firearms charges and money laundering.

Two Fresno men have pleaded guilty to money laundering and firearms offenses. Seven others pleaded guilty of charges that have stemmed from investigations on the multi-agency gang. On Monday, a 31-year-old man, Vonshay Robinson, pleaded guilty to the conspiracy of trafficking firearms as announced by McGregor W. Scott, the United States Attorney. According to the documents in court that were ... Read More »

Stanford man jailed for hacking charges

Colton Grubbs, 21, was sentenced up to 30 months by the District Judge Joseph Hood for conspiracy towards unlawful access of computers for criminal behavior. Specifically the charges are conspiracy to conduct money laundering, as well as, the illegal removal of the property to prevent its seizure by the law. Grubbs had admitted previously to marketing, selling and designing a ... Read More »

India: DSPs Undergo Training to Enhance Skills on Cybercrime and Dark Web Crackdown

Over 90 Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) and forensic branch officials across all major cities in India, have successfully undergone a five-day special training. This is to improve their skills and professional efficiency in solving emerging crimes related to developing technology such as cybercrimes, dark web, and virtual currencies. Speaking on Friday at a concluding party of the intensive training ... Read More »

A Review of Tor Browser 8.0

Tor users’ can now access the Tor Browser 8.0 from Tor Browser Project Page and distribution directory. This version allows users to connect to the Tor network with a higher level of online anonymity and privacy. Though Tor Browser 8.0 is a significant update, there are negative feedbacks from the users. Those using devices running on macOS systems have experienced ... Read More »