Report: Dark Web Drug Trafficking On The Increase In German City (deepd.tw)

According to a recent report by German authorities, drug trafficking on the darknet is on a high level in the city of Offenburg and in the surrounding areas.

The report showed that a person can purchase a gram of cocaine for 75 euros, 50 grams of the same substance for 2,750 euros, and “more on request”. The…

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Police Arrest Backpage CEO For Facilitating Sex Trafficking

Carl Ferrer, chief executive officerof Backpage, a classified advertising website that accepts bitcoin and has been linked to facilitating sex trafficking, has been arrested on pimping charges, according to Reuters. Texas and California attorneys general said Ferrer was taken into custody in Houston, Texas on a California warrant. Backpage is the second largest classified advertising […]

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Indian Authorities Investigate Darknet and Bitcoin Roles in Drug Trafficking

Indian authorities are investigating two syndicates selling drugs over the darknet using bitcoin. R.R. Bhatnagar, the director general of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), said that for the first time, the bureau has detected drug dealers using bitcoin and the darknet operating illegal drug trafficking in India. The NCB investigations have indicated that some of […]

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