Coverage of the Darknet seems to be spreading rapidly lately; as more and more people are turning to it in order to source drugs. Even mainstream media outlets are covering Darknet more frequently. As Operation Hyperion is in full swing, the FBI and other agencies are on board to tackle the online black markets.
One such news outlet in Virginia recently reported on one Darknet patrons Darknet journey to find Fentanyl. Ryan Nichols told reporters he was tired of overpriced, subpar drugs that were within his reach, so he decided to check out the Darknet. He said he watched a YouTube tutorial on how to access the Darknet.
“I figured why not try? You don’t have to leave; you don’t have to go out of town. You don’t have to do anything; it just comes right to your door,” Nichols said.
A statement from the FBI said that while drugs are most commonly found to be the focus of most Darknet Market users, if you’re not careful you can find yourself wrapped up in child pornography, poisons, and even hitmen for hire.
Nichols told reporters all about the forums, how the review system works, how some vendors package their goods, and even shipping