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Dark Web drug dealer who tried to purchase explosive sentenced
November 19th, 2017

A Kansas man will spend two years in a federal lockup after he tried to purchase an explosive on the Dark Web. The U.S. Attorney’s Office revealed in a press release that 19-year-old Carlos Fransisco Martin entered a guilty plea earlier this year to one count of attempting to buy an explosive with the intent…

Moment drug dealer tried to fly drone loaded with cannabis, mobile phones into UK prison
November 10th, 2017

Prison security cameras recorded the moment a drug dealer tried to fly a drone loaded with marijuana and cell phones into Pentonville Prison in England. In the video, a plain-clothed investigator is seen rushing from his undercover vehicle after noticing the drone hovering above, The Sun reported. The officer, a specialist team member, tasked with…

Florida couple shocked to discover 65 pounds of weed in Amazon delivered package
October 24th, 2017

Florida couple unexpectedly receives 65 lbs. of marijuana in their Amazon order A couple from Orlando, Flordia, received an Amazon delivery of plastic bins. However, inside of those storage containers was a surprising gift: 65 pounds of weed. “We love and do a lot of shopping on Amazon,” one of the customers, who wishes to…

Lewd Snapchat video leads to teacher’s arrest for sex with underage student
October 19th, 2017

A high-school teacher who is accused of having sex with an underage student reportedly appeared in a raunchy Snapchat video showing her wearing “a shirt and panties” while drinking with two shirtless teens — one of whom boasted about “getting in deep.” Samantha Lee Ciotta, 32, may face additional charges based on an investigation looking into…

Genius posts drug dealing on Facebook Live with a predictable result
October 13th, 2017

A Milwaukee man who authorities said live-streamed his drug dealing by posting on Facebook is now facing the predictable consequences — a myriad of felony charges. A criminal complaint revealed that 19-year-old  Jeffery S. Kirk spent part of September 10th driving, showing guns, and selling marijuana to viewers watching live on Facebook. Police were tipped…

Feds seize $48 million from Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht
September 30th, 2017

Federal prosecutors in New York announced on Friday the seizure of $48 million from Ross Ulbricht, the darknet market operator and mastermind behind Silk Road. Ulbrich was convicted in February 2015 for his role in running the online drug marketplace under the pseudonym “Dread Pirate Roberts.” Manhattan federal prosecutors said Ulbricht gave up his right…

Police: Chicago woman orchestrated romantic rival’s Snapchat rape
September 3rd, 2017

A jealous woman from Chicago recorded the rape of her unconscious “friend” and posted the assault on Snapchat. Beth Rae Harris, 36, who was taken into custody and charged with non-consensual distribution of sexual images for the attack that occurred last month, was ordered to be held in lieu of $150,000 bail by a Cook…

Mystery code appeared in pirated Mayweather vs McGregor streams
August 29th, 2017

A strange mystery code allegedly appeared in some pirated streams of Saturday’s match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor, eliciting suspicions that someone was trying to determine who was watching the fight illegally. Saturday’s highly-anticipated match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was referred to as “the most pirated event in history,” and…

Rhode Island teen busted in school sexting scandal after photos of high school girls end up on Russian porn site
August 26th, 2017

A 16-year-old teen from Rhode Island allegedly operated an account online containing “sexually explicit” pictures of over 40 high school girls — and some of the pictures are now showing up on a Russian porn site. The Burrillville teen, whose identity has not been revealed because he’s a minor, was taken into custody on Thursday…

Feds bust NYC father-son duo peddling opioids on dark web
August 24th, 2017

A father-and-son from Staten Island sold opioids including fentanyl and oxycodone on the dark web. Michael Luciano, along with his son, Philip Luciano sold the potent — and potentially lethal pain-killing opioids between February 2016 to July 2017, according to the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office. The pair purportedly sold the narcotics on AlphaBay, which is…