Browsing the "Dark Web" Tag

police

Three UK Men Busted Over Bitcoin-Based Drug Ring

| William Foxley

The trio sold their products on the dark web and shipped as far as Australia.

drugs

California Couple to Forfeit Cryptocurrency Riches After Drug Bust

| Daniel Kuhn

The couple must forfeit an undisclosed sum of bitcoin and bitcoin cash they acquired from selling illicit goods on a dark web marketplace.

Dark Web Drug Dealer to Hand Over Bitcoin Millions After Plea Deal

| Daniel Palmer

A dark web drug dealer must forfeit $4 million in funds including bitcoin after pleading guilty in New York.

New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering

| Yogita Khatri

A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.

Canadian Court Rules Drug Dealer Must Hand Over $1.4 Million in Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

A Toronto judge has ruled that a 30-year old drug dealer must forfeit 281.41 bitcoins used in illegal activities on the dark web.

US State Seeks to Confiscate $24 Million in Dark Web Bitcoin

| Wolfie Zhao

The crackdown of vendors on darkweb marketplaces lets the U.S. government seize 4,000 bitcoins and now it wants to confiscate all of them.

This Dark Web Market is Planning to Add Support for Ethereum

| Garrett Keirns

One of the most well-known dark markets is looking to add support for ethereum in the coming weeks.

Bitcoin and drugs

Bitcoin Remains Most Popular Digital Currency on Dark Web

| Michael del Castillo

Department of War Studies professors have published results of their deep dive into the Tor network.

illegal assets, stolen

Interpol Event to Discuss Bitcoin’s Role in Illicit Asset Trade

| Pete Rizzo

Bitcoin and digital currencies are said to be an area of focus during an upcoming conference organized by Interpol.

businessman, newspaper

Bitcoin in the Headlines: Kingpins and Dark Markets

| Yessi Bello Perez

CoinDesk looks at the top headlines from the last week including prominent pieces from Rolling Stone and The New Yorker.