Darknet Moderator Jailed for 11 Years

Darknet Moderator Jailed for 11 Years

An American who was employed to moderate disputes on an illegal darknet marketplace has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. Bryan Connor Herrell, of Aurora,…

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7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

7 Ways the Hidden World of the Darknet Is Evolving

The darknet isn’t as hidden as it used to be. The seamy digital underbelly of the internet, according to some sources, may be shrinking or entering the…

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DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

DOJ charges Ohio man with laundering over $300 million via bitcoin

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean…

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German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

German Man Sentenced to 3.5 Years for Selling Drugs on Silk Road & Other Darknet Markets

After the arrest and sentencing of one darknet vendor, authorities set out to apprehend several drug dealers operating within Rhein-Sieg, Germany. German drug dealer was…

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German Bill Proposes Tough Penalties for Darknet Operators & Tor Network

German Bill Proposes Tough Penalties for Darknet Operators & Tor Network

Germany’s Federal Council has passed a bill proposed by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia targeting the dark web and Tor network. Germany’s legislative arm recently…

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CipherTrace CEO Testifies in Case of Canadian Darknet Drug Dealer

CipherTrace CEO Testifies in Case of Canadian Darknet Drug Dealer

With the help of blockchain forensics tools, CipherTrace CEO Dave Jevans provided evidence in a court case against a darknet drug dealer. Dave Jevans, the…

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Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin

Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin

A years-long campaign targets users of Russian darknet markets with a modified install of a privacy-oriented browser. Criminals are using the Tor browser — long…

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IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

IRS Followed Bitcoin Transactions, Resulting In Takedown Of The Largest Child Exploitation Site On The Web

The largest dark web child pornography site in the world has been taken down. That was the word today from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for…

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