Douppikauppa, Darknet Drug Lord Arrested in Finland

Douppikauppa, Darknet Drug Lord Arrested in Finland

Douppikauppa, a well-known drug seller on Valhalla darknet marketplace was arrested by Finnish law enforcement agencies. One more darknet seller bites the dust! The Finnish law enforcement agencies have reportedly arrested one of the leading darknet drugs seller in the region going by the name Douppikauppa. According to a leading deepweb news website, Douppikauppa was one of the reputed darknet vendors who has been selling various drugs on Valhalla (a darknet marketplace). His arrest is said to be linked to last month’s press release by the Finnish Customs regarding the seizure of a large....


Related News

Douppikauppa Arrest Gives Window Into Dark Net Business Practices

Finnish customs has in recent days revealed the arrest of Douppikauppa, the largest operator on Dark Net marketplace Valhalla, who just six months ago said he would never be caught.  Douppikauppa: Valhalla ‘Safe From Cyber Surveillance’. A logo for the Valhalla Marketplace, ran by Douppikauppa Douppikauppa, who began operating in 2013, was discovered “in the course of routine surveillance,” local news publication Yle announced on August 26. The news follows the arrest of another party in Douppikauppa’s circle in April, yet it remains....

Bitcoin Robot with $100 Arrested for Buying Drugs

In an effort to uncover the hidden darker parts of the internet, Swiss group Mediengruppe Bitnik created a bitcoin robot as an art installation. The robot is given $100 every week to purchase random items from Agora, an online marketplace where one can buy drugs and other illegal items. The bitcoin robot managed to use its $100 to buy Ecstasy, a Hungarian passport, and a baseball cap before getting arrested. Other purchases included fake Diesel jeans, a Sprite can with a hole cut out in order to stash cash, Nike trainers, a baseball cap with a hidden camera, cigarettes and the "Lord of the....

Two Years After Silk Road's Fall, Darknet Drug Markets Thrive

Two years after the FBI shut down Silk Road, online drug markets are alive and growing, thanks to the Tor browser and virtual currency, reports US News & World Report. Darknet markets offer greater product reliability and less risk of violence than physical encounters with drug dealers. Darknets average $300,000 to $500,000 in sales per day according to one study. Johns Hopkins University computer science professor Matthew Green says Silk Road provided a proof of concept for darknet markets. He says it's an idea that someone doesn't think about until it happens. Some Silk Road successors....

College Student Arrested For Dealing Drugs Bought On The Darknet

Investigators for the Monroe County, Pa. Drug Task Force arrested a student at East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pa. for selling drugs from his dorm room which he purchased on the darknet, according to darkwebnews.com. Authorities claim the student, Michael Mancini, used and sold LSD that he bought on the darknet. Mancini reportedly accessed the darknet using the Tor browser and bought the drugs with bitcoin. The darknet requires specialized access since the websites are not indexed by commonly used search engines. Student Admits His Actions. Mancini admitted....

International FBI and Europol coordinated operation takes down Silk Road

This week the Irish police in coordination with several other police organizations around the world, has begun a big operation codename Onymous, against the illegal market Silkroad and other organized movements acting inside the darknet sphere. Today morning the Garda National has seized an illegal operation from an Irish silk road based drug trafficker. Ecstasy tablets, LSD and other controlled drugs nearing €180,000 in value, have been seized by Gardaí in a raid on ‘Darknet’ drug distribution centre in Dublin. Members from the Garda National Drug Unit, the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB)....