Until a few weeks ago, sinmed was one of the largest drug vendors at Dream Market, the foremost dark web bazaar.
In recent years, drug trafficking on the dark web has exploded, as drug traffickers and other criminals have discovered that its anonymity makes it ideal for illicit transactions using cryptocurrencies.
U.S. and New York authorities said Monday that they've reached settlements totaling $1.3 billion with the UniCredit banking group to resolve investigations related to transactions processed allegedly in violation of sanctions.
“When our office received reports of suspicious activity at ATMs in New York and New Jersey, our talented investigators followed the money, using our state-of-the-art Cyber Lab to uncover a dark web counterfeit pill seller whose $2.3 million operation spanned the U.S.”
Unicredit Bank AG to Plead Guilty and Pay $316 Million to DA’s Office Related to Illegal Transactions on Behalf of Nuclear Weapons Proliferator
Guilty Plea is Part of $1.3 Billion Settlement of Parallel Criminal and Regulatory Investigations into UniCredit Bank AG, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, and Unicredit S.p.A. D.A.’s Office Uncovered the Conduct in its Related Investigation of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (“IRISL”), a Sanctioned Proliferator of Weapons of Mass Destruction Indicted by D.A’s Office