Federal investigators identified a darkweb opioid dealer by linking Bitcoin transactions to the dealer’s home I.P. address. Daren James Reid, 35, of Fort Lauderdale, used darkweb markets to distribute oxycodone, according to a recent plea agreement.

Paris, one of the administrators of Dread, posted an update on Dread about the ongoing issues involving Dread and the Tor network as a whole. The update is available in the /d/dread subdread (Tor) as well as below:

German law enforcement agencies announced the arrest of a high-profile DarkMarket vendor.The Koblenz Public Prosecutor’s Office announced the arrest of a successful vendor on DarkMarket, a darkweb marketplace the same prosecutor’s office helped investigate.

A Wisconsin woman used a murder-for-hire site on the darkweb to have someone killed, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. On February 8, 2021, Kelly Harper, 37, was charged in federal court with using the internet to hire someone to commit murder.

Customs officials in the Czech Republic seized cryptocurrency for the first time as part of an investigation into a suspected drug trafficking group.

A fraudster is refusing to give police the decryption key to his Bitcoin wallet worth more than $60 million. The wallet contains more than 1,700 Bitcoin.

Three German men will be standing trial for allegedly selling a wide variety of drugs on WallStreet Market, a now-defunct darkweb marketplace.

The popular Monero (XMR) to Bitcoin (BTC) exchange, XMR.to, is shutting down as a result of increasingly invasive money laundering laws and regulations.

Nearly three weeks after seizing the Darkmarket servers and arresting the suspected administrator of the market, German law enforcement arrested a second suspected market administrator.

A man from Austin, Minnesota, who admitted purchasing drugs on the darkweb will spend the next five years on probation instead of behind bars.