Silk Road 2 Founder Dread Pirate Roberts 2 Caught, Jailed for 5 Years
For years, the arrest and case has been kept under-wraps. Friday, a court sentenced Thomas White to 5 years and 4 months for his role in running a huge dark web drug marketplace.
The World’s Biggest Dark Net Market Has Shut Down—What's Next?
Under mysterious circumstances, Dream Market is due to close at the end of April. Is the game up for the big online drug bazaars?
More Canadians Are Facing Jail in the US for Dealing Fentanyl on the Dark Web
A Calgary man faces at least ten years in prison for shipping fentanyl and other drugs across the border disguised as kids’ toys and Pez-like candy.
Children’s Personal Data and SSNs Are Being Sold on the Dark Web
The data includes names, phone numbers, addresses, and Social Security Numbers.
Dunkin’ Donuts Loyalty Points Accounts Are Dirt Cheap on the Dark Web
This week Dunkin’ Donuts announced hackers had broken into customers’ loyalty accounts. So what happens to them once hackers have a wad of loyalty points?
The Weakest Link
How Hackers Sell Luxury Hotel Rooms for Next to Nothing
From Bangkok to New York, fraudsters have an established, underground market of selling dirt cheap rooms at 5 star hotels as well as international flights.
What It's Like to Run the Biggest Drug Encyclopedia in the World
Kenan Sulayman's website PsychonautWiki is an online resource for information on more than 300 hallucinogens.
Eric van den Berg
The Canadian Government Is Going to Scan Social Media to See If You Smoke Pot
The data will allegedly be anonymous, and the government will also look into activity on dark web markets.
FBI Refuses to Release Dark Web Kingpin Arrest Video It Already Showed and Bragged About
The bureau rejected a FOIA request without explaining why.
Feds Pose as Cryptocurrency Money Launderer to Bust Alleged Dark Web Dealers
In a novel investigative strategy, rather than just following the money, investigators went undercover as someone converting Bitcoin into cash, exploiting a financial bottleneck faced by dark web criminals.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Competitive Beard Grower Admits He Helped Run Massive Dark Web Drug Site
"OxyMonster" worked his way from a lowly vendor to a top dog at Dream Market, one of the biggest drug trafficking sites on the dark web.
How a Credit Card Scammer Makes Thousands in Cash a Day
VICE met up with a full-time scammer for a look inside the shady, lucrative world of stealing credit card info on the dark web.