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Darknet, cryptocurrency and two intersecting health crises

On Sep 27, 2020
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The COVID-19 outbreak has shifted our lives online but so did the criminals with the increasing use of crypto and new technologies https://t.co/Zc6OEgtbX0
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With new technologies evolving, criminals find easier ways for illicit activities — that is the dark side of anonymity and decentralization.

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On Sep 27, 2020
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The COVID-19 outbreak has shifted our lives online but so did the criminals with the increasing use of crypto and new technologies https://t.co/Zc6OEgtbX0
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Darknet, cryptocurrency and two intersecting health crises

Darknet, cryptocurrency and two intersecting health crises

With new technologies evolving, criminals find easier ways for illicit activities — that is the dark side of anonymity and decentralization.

The US Plan to Monitor Illegal Crypto Activities More Sufficiently

The US Plan to Monitor Illegal Crypto Activities More Sufficiently

U.S. agencies sought millions of dollars in new funding to bolster national and international cryptocurrency investigations

International Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Traffickers on the Darknet Results in over 170 Arrests Worldwide and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs and over $6.5 Million

International Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Traffickers on the Darknet Results in over 170 Arrests Worldwide and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs and over $6.5 Million

Today, the Department of Justice, through the Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (JCODE) team joined Europol to announce the results of Operation DisrupTor, a coordinated ...

FBI seizes $4.5M in cryptocurrency in dark web drug bust

FBI seizes $4.5M in cryptocurrency in dark web drug bust

$4 million worth of cryptocurrency was seized from criminals in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's latest dark web operation.

Criminal ring used 'dark web' marketplaces to sell drugs, turn bitcoins into cash

Criminal ring used 'dark web' marketplaces to sell drugs, turn bitcoins into cash

A Tucson man and three others were recently sentenced in federal court to significant prison time for their roles in the organization, which used the secretive dark web.

'DisrupTor' dark-web crackdown leads to 179 arrests by international law enforcement

'DisrupTor' dark-web crackdown leads to 179 arrests by international law enforcement

U.S. and European law enforcement agencies on Tuesday announced the arrest of 179 alleged drug traffickers and the seizure of millions in cash and virtual currencies in one of the largest ...

Walden Remarks at Hearing Examining Efforts to Stop Illicit Fentanyl

Walden Remarks at Hearing Examining Efforts to Stop Illicit Fentanyl

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) delivered the following opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing as part ...

Global law enforcement action against vendors and buyers on the dark web

Global law enforcement action against vendors and buyers on the dark web

Law enforcement from Europe, Canada and the United States joined forces early 2019 to target vendors and buyers of illegal goods on dark web marketplaces. During the course of this ...

J-CODE Announces 61 Arrests in its Second Coordinated Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet

J-CODE Announces 61 Arrests in its Second Coordinated Law Enforcement Operation Targeting Opioid Trafficking on the Darknet

Members of the Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team have announced the results of Operation SaboTor, a coordinated international effort targeting drug trafficking ...

Darkweb ‘Dream Market’ Now a Bitcoin Payment-FBI Honeypot?

Darkweb ‘Dream Market’ Now a Bitcoin Payment-FBI Honeypot?

Three men have been arrested this month under suspicions of running one of the largest drug stalls on the dark web named “Sinmed,” as reported by ABC News Australia. The criminal probe ...

Massive dark web bust seizes $6.5 million from 179 alleged drug dealers

Massive dark web bust seizes $6.5 million from 179 alleged drug dealers

The international operation leads to arrests in the US, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, the Netherlands and Sweden.

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly fentanyl empire

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout’s deadly fentanyl empire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled-up jeans. Lurking on a ...