The Judges of the Craiova Court of Appeal court sentenced a man to more than eight years in prison for ordering drugs on the darkweb. The court also imprisoned a friend of the defendant who collected drug packages on his behalf. The sentence resulted from the prosecution’s and the defendant’s appeal to a 6-year sentence handed in late 2018.
Former Marine Pleads Guilty to Distributing Darkweb Sourced Drugs
On October 2, a former marine admitted that he aided and abetted in the distribution of pills with detectable quantities of oxycodone and fentanyl. The pills reportedly resulted in the death of another marine who took them during a party.
Austrian man Sentenced for Purchasing Marijuana on the Dark Web
A 32-year-old from Frankenfels was imprisoned after he admitted he used the dark web to buy and import kilograms of marijuana. The man is reportedly a marijuana addict and consumed most of the marijuana. He had made only four sales.
International Darkweb Drug Trafficking Ring Busted in Austria
An ongoing joint operation by Austrian law enforcement agencies has reportedly dismantled an international dark web drug trafficking ring. The ring allegedly purchased and resold large quantities of a variety of drugs on the dark web using cryptocurrencies.
Riverside County Man Pleads Guilty to Darkweb Drug Trafficking
A Riverside County man on September 23, 2019, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges that originated from the theft of physicians’ Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) numbers and dates of birth. The defendant used the stolen information to obtain prescription medications that he then sold on the dark web.
Austrian Couple Arrested for Suspected Darknet Drug Trafficking
The Vienna State Criminal Police Office has announced the arrest of a Vienna couple that allegedly purchased and resold drugs on the darknet. The police believe the couple purchased Ecstasy, amphetamine, methamphetamine and other drugs on the dark web and resold them to buyers from Austria and Germany.
South Dakota Man Admits Buying Meth on the Darkweb
A defendant in a methamphetamine distribution case in South Dakota admitted purchasing 500 or more grams of methamphetamine on the darkweb and redistributing the drug locally for further resale. He also admitted using his Coinbase account to fund the drug trafficking operation and to help conceal the proceeds of the operation.
North Carolina Woman Suspected of Selling Pills on the Darkweb
Homeland Security Investigations and the United States Postal Inspection Service are investigating a North Carolina woman for drug crimes likely linked to the darkweb. Investigators seized a package of pills headed addressed to the suspect. After searching the suspect’s house, they found hundreds of USPS packages and thousands of pills.