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Arrested addicted doctor bought cocaine and heroin on dark web

Dr. Torin Finver has been arrested for ordering controlled substances from the dark web. As the addiction recovery program director at the University at Buffalo Medical School and as a specialized doctor in the treatment of substance abuse, Finver’s actions, secretly relying on the anonymity of the dark web to buy drugs and then using the using the drugs himself, ... Read More »

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Research: Hacking Wall Street – Restructuring the law for hackers’ trading schemes

As today one can buy Wall Street stock over the internet, a new form of securities fraudsters have recently been targeted by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This new breed of fraudsters execute their conspiring schemes through the internet, beyond the conventional boundaries of corporate boardrooms. They are cybercriminals who attack and compromise computer networks of business corporations, ... Read More »

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Research: Three novel user node selection algorithms for I2P

As internet applications continue to develop at a rapid rate, anonymous technologies play a pivotal role in promoting personal privacy. I2P is one of the most popular anonymous online protocols that provides internet users with high anonymity levels via its advanced communication and encryption algorithms. Nevertheless, I2P does not focus on users’ preferences, which renders it difficult to meet the ... Read More »

Tulsa food truck owner arrested for buying drugs on dark web

A Tulsa food truck owner is in police custody for allegedly ordering illegal drugs from the dark web and paying with bitcoin. According to the report, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted a package said to contain dangerous drugs. After consulting the appropriate bodies and engaging in effective communication, authorities traced the owner of the package and arrested Jeremy ... Read More »

Dark Web Xanax Vendor “OlympusXans” Sentenced to 126 Months in Prison

A drug dealer, who sold Xanax on the Alphabay dark web market, was sentenced to more than ten years in prison for several crimes associated with drug trafficking conspiracy. A judge in an Alabama courtroom handed down the sentence in December 2018. United States Attorney Jay E. Town of the Northern District of Alabama announced that United States District Judge ... Read More »

UK Downing Street Sets Up Special Unit to Monitor Dark Web Happenings

An anonymous network of dark web news sites has caught the attention of the United Kingdom for creating fake, catchy and viral content about the UK and spreading populist messages across the world through internet. The incidences have led Downing Street to set up a special task force to handle the matter through intelligence gathering and dark web monitoring. The ... Read More »

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Bitcoin price weekly analysis – 7.1.2018

The first week of 2019 witnessed a stability of bitcoin markets. Bitcoin price has been moving sideways during most of last week’s trading sessions, as it ranged between $3,771 and $4,083. The week started by bitcoin price dropping down to a week low of $3,771 on Monday. Then, it began rising steadily reaching a week high of $4,083 on Wednesday, ... Read More »

Former Footballers Indicted for Using Stolen Credit Cards

A grand jury in New Jersey indicted eight former college football players for fraudulently using credit cards purchased on the dark web. The group allegedly worked together to purchase stolen credit cards online and then transferred money into their personal bank accounts and debit cards. In December 2018, a Middlesex County Superior Court grand jury charged eight former football players ... Read More »

Switzerland: Four Men Arrested for Using Dark Web “Child Porn” Forum

Authorities in Switzerland have arrested four suspected members of the dark web child abuse forum, “Elysium.” Europol has been coordinating the investigation between German authorities and Fedpol. In 2017, the German Federal Criminal Police Office raided the home owned by the operator of Germany’s largest child pornography forum on the dark web. They arrested the forum owner and seized the ... Read More »

German Man Sentenced for Selling Stolen Identities on the Dark Web

A judge at a district court in Germany sentenced a fraudster to more than three years in prison for selling the personal information of his victims on the dark web and for using stolen information for his own fraudulent transactions. The defendant, 28, after his arrest, helped investigators track down accomplices and fully cooperated with the police. If not for ... Read More »

Three including a Nigerian held in Chennai for supplying dark web drugs to pub

Indian authorities have arrested three persons, including a Nigerian man, age 30, for engaging in illegal drug distribution. According to the report, the trio were active distributors of synthetic drugs to pubs in Porur and its surrounding area. The Indian authorities revealed that the arrested dealers operated with a clear intention of supplying dark web ordered drugs to tourists in ... Read More »

Frankfurt: Five Police Officers Suspected of Exchanging Right-Wing Extremist Content on Dark Web

Five Frankfurt police officers from Police Station One have been suspended by the police service for allegations of organized incitement of rebellion against the state through the exchange of right-wing extremist content on the dark web. This comes shortly after other officers from Hesse’s executive committees were searched on suspension. The investigation into the serious allegations against the suspended officers ... Read More »