US authorities have arrested three men after taking down a dark web drug ring which laundered $2.3 million in cryptocurrency. Chester Anderson and co-conspirators Jarrette Codd, and Ronald Maccarty were indicted for operating storefronts on the dark web that sold and shipped hundreds of thousands of counterfeit Xanax tablets and other controlled substances to buyers across 43 US states. As part of the crackdown, investigators seized “the largest quantity of pills in New Jersey State history,” including approximately 420,000 to 620,000 alprazolam tablets, as well as some 500 glassines of fentanyl-laced heroin and quantities of methamphetamine, ketamine and GHB.  The authorities…

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Dark web druglords charged with laundering .3M in Bitcoin
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