Tag: law enforcement

Top 4 FBI Darknet-related Seizures for 2019

It has not been the best of years for the darknet marketplace industry. This is only to be expected, as government officials all over the world are cracking down on this type of activity. Several operations are in place as of right now as well to shut down even more marketplaces. The following “casualties of war’ show how things are going in this controversial industry at this time. Valhalla Marketplace …
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Major Darknet Player Wall Street Market Gets Taken Down

It has not been an easy year for the top darknet marketplaces. Not entirely surprising when considering how law enforcement agencies are actively cracking down on these illicit services. Wall Street Market, a platform recently thought to have exit scammed, has been taken over by German and Dutch law enforcement agencies. Three Germans have been arrested to date. Curtain Call for Wall Street Market Although it is not impossible for …
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Microsoft Refutes Idea of Selling Facial Recognition Solution for Blanket Surveillance

In the technology industry, there is a growing focus on facial recognition solutions. Governments and technology giants alike explore numerous opportunities in this regard. However, it seems not all companies are intent on selling their in-house developed technology to a government either. One surprising company on that list is Microsoft, as they have zero interest in offering facial recognition tech to law enforcement agencies. Microsoft Protects Users’ Privacy Anyone who …
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Onecoin’s Bulgarian Offices Raided by Law Enforcement, No Arrests Made

It has been a while since we last heard any major Onecoin-related news, though this notorious Ponzi scheme has been in the crosshairs of law enforcement agencies for quite some time now. It is evident this scheme will fall apart at some point in the near future. The company’s offices in Sofia, Bulgaria¬†were raided by law enforcement agents this week. It is good to see officials crack down on clear …
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