US guns make up as much as 60 percent of the weapons on sale on the dark web, new research has found.Related links Weapons, dark web darknet market list drugs and stolen identities are readily available on the dark web, a . To investigate where guns, ammunition and guides to their use come from, dark web link the UK's University of Manchester and think tank Rand Europe -- or cryptomarkets -- and found 811 listings relevant to the study, published Wednesday.Most weapons were from the USA, where , dark web market list and most sales were destined for Europe. A gun bought from the dark web market web was used in a ."The dark web is both an enabler for the trade of illegal weapons already on the black darknet market and a potential source of diversion for weapons legally owned", said Giacomo Persi Paoli, the report's lead author. "The ability for criminals and terrorists, as well as vulnerable or fixated individuals, to make virtually anonymous purchases is perhaps the most dangerous aspect."On Thursday, US and European law enforcement agencies the , two of the three largest dark web markets. ">
US guns make up as much as 60 percent of the weapons on sale on the dark web, new research has found.
Weapons, dark web darknet market list drugs and stolen identities are readily available on the dark web, a . To investigate where guns, ammunition and guides to their use come from, dark web link the UK's University of Manchester and think tank Rand Europe -- or cryptomarkets -- and found 811 listings relevant to the study, published Wednesday.
"The dark web is both an enabler for the trade of illegal weapons already on the black darknet market and a potential source of diversion for weapons legally owned", said Giacomo Persi Paoli, the report's lead author. "The ability for criminals and terrorists, as well as vulnerable or fixated individuals, to make virtually anonymous purchases is perhaps the most dangerous aspect."
On Thursday, US and European law enforcement agencies the , two of the three largest dark web markets.
Footage has emerged of the inside of a five-storey abandoned underground NATO bunker built with 31inch thick concrete walls in Germany allegedly converted by criminal gangs into a high tech data centre to host darknet websites.
An Australian man was arrested on Monday accused of running a $220million illegal darkweb marketplace - called the biggest in the world and ' for criminals' - after ha was tracked following the bunker's discovery.
The joint investigation by Australian Federal Police, Scotland Yard, the , Europol, and German authorities, among others, arrested the man, dark market oniondarknet market onion 34, as he allegedly tried flee across the Danish border into .
The man, known only as Julian K, is the alleged operator of DarkMarket and has been detained by German investigators.
The 5,000sq m former NATO bunker located in south-western Germany (pictured) was built with 31inch thick concrete walls and was converted into a data facility called CyberBunker to host darknet market websites after being bought in 2012
A night-vision aerial view of the aboveground portion of the bunker containing a gatehouse, office, helipad and entrance building (pictured) which descends another four levels below the surface
A screenshot of the illegal website allegedly run by the arrested Australian man and temporarily hosted on CyberBunker which displays drugs for sale (pictured)
German police officers walk through the gate at the perimeter of the former Cold War bunker (pictured) converted into an illegal data centre after it was raided in 2019
DarkMarket was shut down on Monday and its new servers, located in Ukraine and Moldova after relocating from the bunker, were taken off the internet, prosecutors in the city of Koblenz said.
'Until its closure, DarkMarket was probably the largest marketplace worldwide on the darknet market, with almost 500,000 users and more than 2400 sellers,' prosecutors said.
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More than 320,000 transactions were conducted via the website including the sale of drugs, counterfeit money, stolen or falsified credit cards, anonymous SIM cards and malware.
The transactions were reportedly worth a total of 4,650 bitcoin and 12,800 monero - two cryptocurrencies - for an equivalent sum of more than $221million.
The servers will be forensically examined by authorities to uncover information about the website's operations and criminal network.
The solid concrete bunker (pictured) was built to withstand a nuclear blast is located in the south-western German town of Traben-Trarbach
Two of the entrances to the disused bunker (pictured) which was raided by police in 2019 after being bought by a private foundation based in Denmark in 2012
The accused man has already fronted a German court and dark web market list been denied bail - to be transferred to a German prison in the next few days.
He has reportedly refused to speak to investigators or court officials.
German prosecutors said the man was trying to flee Denmark into Germany when arrested and darknet market lists was travelling through Europe either on holiday or conducting business for the illegal website.
They said the investigation around DarkMarket originated after the discovery of the data processing centre run by criminals in the 5,000sqm former unused bunker in south-west Germany.
The discovery of the illegal data centre in the bunker led to the arrest of multiple people accused of being part of a criminal network and being an accessory to hundreds of thousands of illegal transactions.Some went on trial in October (pictured)
The data facility hosted illegal websites, which included DarkMarket temporarily, and was shut down in 2019.
The building, constructed by the West-German military, in the mid-1970s descended five-storeys below the surface and was built with 31inch thick concrete walls to withstand a nuclear blast.
A meteorological division of the military used the facility after the Cold War until 2012 to forecast weather patterns where German soldiers were deployed.
The building was sold to a foundation based in Denmark in 2012 after officials could find no other buyers for the vacant facility.
A number of people were arrested after the discovery of the data centre - accused of being part of a criminal network and being accessories to hundreds of thousands of illegal transactions involving prohibited material such as drugs and hacking tools.
Some already went on trial in October.
The darkweb was originally developed for the United States military but has been overrun by criminals because they can conceal their identity on the platform.
Server rows constructed in the bunker which is made of solid concrete and climate controlled (pictured).The data centre was dismantled after the raid and multiple people linked to the centre were put on trial
Adrian V., 28, a computer technician and the ringleader, led the sexual abuse from a shed belonging to his mother - who fetched the men breakfast as they assaulted the victims
Four paedophiles have been jailed in for raping boys after luring them to a shed where they drugged them and abused them for days.
Adrian V., 28, a computer technician and the ringleader, led the sexual abuse in a shed belonging to his mother - who fetched the men breakfast as they assaulted the victims.
Along with three other men, Adrian V.was found to have trapped boys in the garden shed from April 2020, where the victims were drugged and raped over the course of three days.
One of the victims, now 11 years old, was the son of his girlfriend.
Prosecutors presented some 30 hours of video evidence, much of which had been shared in darknet market forums.The other men are believed to have met Adrian V. online.
They are Marco Sch., 35, an IT expert from Hanover; Tobias Sch., 30, a craftsman from Hesse; and Enrico L., 42, a care provider from Brandenburg. Germany's privacy laws mean that surnames are not disclosed.
The chief defendant's mother Carina V., 45, was found to have been aware of the abuse.The court heard that she had brought the men breakfast while they took turns assaulting the children.
The chief defendant's mother Carina V., 45, was found to have been aware of the abuse.The court heard that she had brought the men breakfast while they took turns assaulting the children in her garden shed in Munster
Adrian V.'s computer rig where he had downloaded more than 500 terabytes of child porn at his mother's house
Police officers walk past the garden shed where boys were abused by Adrian V.and the three other men in April last year
Adrian V., flanked by his lawyers, holds a folder up to hide his face at the court in Munster on Tuesday
Presiding judge Matthias Pheiler expressed shock at the 'horrific events' covered in the trial, calling the video recordings 'deeply disturbing'.
'The proceedings also clearly showed how paedophiles operate: they trick, they lie, they manipulate those around' the victims, he said, adding that he was repulsed to see that the defendants 'grinned' and even 'laughed loudly' while evidence against them was presented.
Pheiler said he was relieved none of the victims had had to testify in the trial.
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Adrian V., from Münster, was jailed for 14 years. The other three men were jailed for between 10 and 12 years.
The mother, Carina V., was jailed for five years for dark darknet market onion aiding and abetting.
Police are still screening evidence uncovered from the abuse in the shed and have used it to identify suspects across Germany and darkmarket abroad.
The main defendant Adrian V.holds a folder in front of his face next to his lawyer at the Regional Court in Munster today
The ringleader Adrian V.is said to have 'grinned' throughout the trial
Five men have already been convicted and dark web darknet market list sentenced in connection with the case and investigators have identified 50 suspects, of whom around 30 are in custody.
The current trial began last November and the sentences were broadly in line with what prosecutors had demanded.
It is just one of a series of gruesome child abuse cases to rock the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia over the last year, prompting a tightening of legislation.
In June 2020, investigators said they were probing some 30,000 suspects as part of an investigation into a large online paedophile network linked to the city of Bergisch Gladbach.
In an earlier scandal in Luegde, 80 miles from Munster, several men abused children hundreds of times at a campsite over a number of years.
In response to the series of cases, the German parliament in March agreed tougher punishments for using and sharing child pornography.
The law also gives police and prosecutors broader powers to monitor darkmarket List online communication of suspects.
It appears the self-proclaimed 'Crocodile of Wall Street', Heather Rhiannon Morgan, 31, who was granted $3million bail on Wednesday, led a second life a hipster New York rapper who performs under the street name Razzlekhan.
In a series of cringey videos posted to YouTube, the wannabe performer can be seen walking around Wall Street while reciting lyrics such as: 'I'm many things, a rapper, an economist, a journalist, a writer, a CEO, and a dirty, dirty, dirty dirty h*'.
Morgan's music videos, including the 2019 single Versace Bedouin, are all on her YouTube page together with various unboxing videos. The page has been made private since her arrest.
She and her husband Ilya '' Lichtenstein, 34, who had bail set at $5million were both arrested for allegedly laundering $4.5billion in stolen in the 2016 Bitfinex exchange hack.
The pair were arrested on Tuesday in Manhattan on federal charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
But when Morgan wasn't allegedly shifting around billions of dollars in the world of cryptocurrency, she was taking to the mic and shooting rap videos.
One website which decided to wade through all of the footage suggested 'Laundering billions in Bitcoin may not even be the worst crime of her life.'
'When she's not reverse-engineering black markets to think of better ways to combat fraud and cybercrime, she enjoys rapping and designing streetwear fashion,' her states.
Photos of self proclaimed 'Crocodile of Wall Street' Heather Morgan who was arrested in New York over an alleged Bitcoin hack. Photos of Morgan were taken in June 2020
Heather Morgan, 31, who calls herself the 'Crocodile of Wall Street' (hence the croc picturedin her hand) also spends time creating low-budget rap videos and posing for quirky photoshoots
Morgan was arrested on Tuesday in Manhattan, together with her husband, on federal charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to defraud the United States