Recent LSD haul alerts agencies; anonymity, bitcoin transactions make detection hard. The recent seizure of more than 700 LSD stamps by Kochi city police has sent out an alert to enforcement agencies, including police and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), about peddlers in Kerala switching to the Darknet to buy psychotropic substances.
Police takedowns of marketplaces on the dark web have helped to significantly impact the availability of opioids such as fentanyl being sold illegally online, according to a new report.
COVID-19 vaccines are being sold via online black markets, according to a new cybersecurity report. Sellers are asking $500 per dose, on average, in the form of cryptocurrency that's hard to track. As many as 30% of dark web doses may be real, experts say, but may be expired or not safely stored.
Sneaky Dark Web gangsters have set up drug mail order services to flood every corner of Scotland with cocaine, speed and ecstasy, we can reveal today. Soaring numbers of potentially deadly packages are being found in the post especially in remote areas such as Shetland which have previously escaped the ravages of drugs.
According to US Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), drug traffickers increasingly relied on crypto ATMs to aid illicit bulk money transfers, last year.
FBI agents, U.S. Marshals and U.S. postal inspectors raided a home in West Park Tuesday and arrested two men on federal drug charges involving a sophisticated scheme to sell illegal drugs through cyberspace, feds say.
You can certainly find people claiming to sell them. In December 2020, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, the FBI and other federal agencies began to warn of fraudsters exploiting interest in the newly released vaccine. INTERPOL, as well, issued an Orange Notice alerting law enforcement to “potential criminal activity in relation to the falsification, theft and illegal advertising of COVID-19 and flu vaccines.”