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@ericgarland @thespybrief @nielsrosenquist One of the reasons it's useful to have multiple global, interlocking evidentiary maps showing hard, court-admissible evidence is it effectively *forces* many investigations to fuse.

It's not *just* where the money comes from and where it goes.
@ericgarland @thespybrief @nielsrosenquist Other threads go into this in more detail, but it's really more than you can fit into even epic Twitter threads.
@ericgarland @thespybrief @nielsrosenquist Example given: Flip everybody. Sift their computers/devices for more evidence, whether they cooperator or not. Turn cooperators phones into walking bugs. Dial-a-crook.
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#Justice WASHINGTON DC
South Korean National & Hundreds Of Members Worldwide Charged In Largest Darknet Child Pornography Website TAKEDOWN

Jong Woo Son, South Korea
nine-count indictment #unsealed #Bitcoin

CD #Benczkowski DC
@POTUS @TraffickStop
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@POTUS @TraffickStop The nine-count indictment was unsealed along with a parallel civil forfeiture action.

An additional 337 site users WORLDWIDE have been arrested and charged.

USA
UK
GERMANY
SAUDI ARABIA
UAE
CZECH R
CAN
AU
SPAIN
IRELAND
BRAZIL
SOUTH KOREA

DC #Liu #HSI #ICE #IRS
#DARKNET
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@POTUS @TraffickStop “Darknet sites that profit from the sexual exploitation of children are among the most vile and reprehensible forms of criminal behavior” #Benczkowski

“We will continue to pursue such criminals ...to ensure they receive the punishment their terrible crimes deserve” #Liu
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Fakten von @netzpolitik_org:

Etat des #Verfassungsschutz'es von 2015 bis heute beinahe verdoppelt – von 230 Millionen Euro auf 421 Millionen Euro.

netzpolitik.org/2019/mehr-uebe…
Das #Bundeskriminalamt erhielt 2015 noch 430 Millionen Euro, während es in diesem Jahr bereits 792 Millionen sind.
#BND erhielt 2015 noch 615 Millionen Euro, während im Haushalt für 2020 stattliche 967 Millionen Euro vorgesehen sind.
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@ericgarland @bohemiarch @USTreasury And if anything, the results of FinCEN investigations are probably even *more* sensitive of late, given just how much is collectively unraveling, from bitcoin/cryptocurrency to offshore LLCs/Paradise Papers/Panama Papers, #DeutscheBank, Cypriot banks, #DanskeBank, real estate...
@ericgarland @bohemiarch @USTreasury Oligarch assets under targeted @USTreasury sanctions, #Darknet black markets like Hansa & the 420,000+ personal profiles seized by law enforcement, the 72,000+ & 200,000+ users of illegal pornography Darknet sites, the 10,000s of identities given to the IRS by Coinbase, et al...
@ericgarland @bohemiarch @USTreasury Plus all the evidence sources which easily integrate into everything above.

Communications between known conspirators/criminals and other known or unknown perpetrators, LLCs directly connected to 9/11 short selling or directly descended from short-selling vehicles...
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⚫️Operation Blackwrist⚫️

Launched by Interpol after
it detected images showing
11 boys aged under 13
being abused on [dark net] site
where people can use encrypted software
2 maintain secrecy.

Arrests made in
Thailand, Australia + US
+ more are expected
⚫️Operation Blackwrist⚫️

√ Montri Salangam 👈
who abused 1 of his nephews,
sentenced to 146 years
in prison in Thailand.

√ While an accomplice, 👈
a pre-school teacher,
got 36 years.

#DarkNet
bbc.com/news/world-483…
⚫️Operation Blackwrist⚫️

√ Ruecha Tokputza,👈
caught in Australia,
sentenced to 40 yrs
after pleading guilty to
51 charges against
11 babies + boys!

Heaviest sentence 👈
ever handed down
in Australia
4 child sex offenses.

#OperationBlackwrist
bbc.com/news/world-483…
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Aug 15-22, 2018
👇
1. Ricky Johnston from Las Vegas admitted to receiving over 600 images of toddlers & children engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison.

#childpornography #childsexabuse #RickyJohnston #projectsafechildhood

justice.gov/usao-nv/pr/las…
2. Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest one of the most prolific dark net drug dealers in the world.
Matthew & Holly Roberts used the darknet marketplace to distribute #fentanyl #oxycodone #heroin #meth & other drugs.

#darknet #silkroad #alphabay
justice.gov/usao-ndoh/pr/o…
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Selected list of #indictments for June 27, June 28, and June 29, 2018
👇
1. First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Results in Arrests of More Than 35 Individuals Selling Illicit Goods and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs and More Than $23.6 Million

#darknet #drugtrafficking #weaponstrafficking

justice.gov/opa/pr/first-n…
2. Multiple convictions in federal sex trafficking cases

#childsextrafficking #indianapolis #indiana

justice.gov/usao-sdin/pr/m…
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