Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,568,492 members, 5,942,553 topics. Date: Monday, 26 October 2020 at 02:39 PM

Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. - Crime - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Crime / Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. (1058 Views)

18-Year-Old Indian Hemp Dealer Arrested In Katsina (Photo) / Nigerian Cocaine Dealer Arrested In Bangkok (Photo) / Suspected Nigerian Drug Dealer Arrested In South Africa (Photo) (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by bigmo1(m): 7:13am On Apr 11, 2017
A dark web drug dealer has been busted after a month’s long investigations revealed that he has been reselling drugs online that he received from overseas.

Chukwuemeka Okparaeke has been charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl analogues; a synthetic opioid that is believed to be stronger than heroine.

Chukwuemeka has been accused of receiving the opioids in large quantities and repackaging them into smaller quantities before reselling them.

Authorities revealed that he sold the opioids on a popular dark web marketplace, accessible online through specialized browsing software that allows its users to mask their identities with encryption and relays.

On February 1st, the authorities interviewed the 28-year old as part of the investigation, just one week after they executed a search warrant on his Samsung Galaxy S5.

During the search, the authorities found out that Okparaeke’s phone contained apps that allow dark web users to disguise IP addresses, monitor payment transactions, and encrypt messages.

Some of the apps this dark web user had on his smartphone included a Private Internet Access app (VPN), Bitcoin checking app, and the Orbot Tor proxy app.

Furthermore, the investigators realized that Okparaeke had severally posted on Reddit between August and January.

The several incriminating Reddit posts retrieved from his search history could help the investigators in the case.

If true, it would be evident that Chukwuemeka used to be a doctor.

The authorities also discovered a thread with a title “Darknet markets short story.” The details in the thread were similar to the evidence that the investigators had collected earlier.

Ironically, considering his technical ability, the dark web operator had forgotten to clear his browsing history – another simple mistake that led to his arrest.

Initially, a Reddit user had written a short story about how a dark web operator is selling large quantities of fentanyl on the darknet and later shipping it via postal service.

The writer describes himself as a former doctor who decided to be a drug dealer, but he fears that his moves are being monitored by the federal government.

However, the US Postal Inspection Service doesn’t see the posts as fantasy anymore.

Instead, they strongly believe that the author, “BMoreProduct1” is none other than Chukwuemeka Okparaeke, and has committed the very same act he was masquerading as mere fiction.

What led to his arrest?

Chukwuemeka is said to have bought fentanyl from suppliers overseas and shipped them to his customers in the United States via post offices in New Jersey and New York.

Nevertheless, this is where he threw caution to the winds, and his plan fell apart.

The postal workers grew suspicious of the man wearing latex gloves when handing over his packages.

The workers noted the dark web dealer’s registration after he bought many priority mail stamps to pay for shipping as well as his driver’s license.

These details were forwarded to federal authorities in the US Postal Inspection Service and used it to track him down.

Law enforcement intercepted inbound packages of the opioids at JKL airport.

When other officers made fentanyl purchases on the dark web from Chukwuemeka later, it was realized that the packaging, postage, return address, and even the drug all matched the simultaneous investigation.

According to the police, Chukwuemeka sold the fentanyl analogues under the pseudonym “Fentmaster” in order to hide his real identity.

A number of Reddit users wrote positive reviews of this drug, and described the dark web operator’s shipment as “on point” but “not suitable to order to your parents’ house.” However, after the arrest, users didn’t hesitate to warn others not to make orders from Fentmaster and told them that law enforcement has complete control on his Reddit and AB account.

The dark web operator is being tried in White Plains federal court, New York.

If found guilty, Okparaeke may be facing a jail term of more than ten years.


https://darkwebnews.com/dark-web/simple-mistake-drug-dealer-arrest/

Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by Khd95(m): 7:21am On Apr 11, 2017
Name:chukwu emeka okparaeke
occupation:developer
physical description: obvious flat head,with fat lips nd bulge eye balls

we know is there thing,anything fake nd illegal na their work.


NCA,aswani market,lagos nig

1 Like 1 Share

Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by BLACKdagger: 7:40am On Apr 11, 2017
undecided
Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by brostheo(m): 7:42am On Apr 11, 2017
Chukwuemeka,name checked and details confirmed




Is he a Nigerian? No,then who:Our neighbouring brothers from across the Niger river who specialises in b the world while their own country is lacking behind.





Are the biafrians are ashamed of him? No:They see him as a mentor as every flatino child's dream is to travel to either Malay or indona to develop there with their drug business.




Should they stop? No:They dhoukdy continue till indona and Malay wipe them all from the surface of the earth.




Are Nigerians concerned? No:No fvcks was given

1 Like

Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by ipobbigot7: 8:56am On Apr 11, 2017
I know it, it can't be other people but the developers, he has gone to the US again to develop their land with drugs deals, destroying the reputation of Nigerians everywhere.

1 Like

Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by Nobody: 9:04am On Apr 11, 2017
Dark web, everything is available for sale.
Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by Kwarupshun(m): 11:25am On Apr 11, 2017
Chukwuemeka and his bloza's were on dia way to defelopu the amelika

Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by Ehinmola(m): 12:00pm On Apr 11, 2017
Khd95:
Name:chukwu emeka okparaeke

occupation:developer

physical description: obvious flat head,with fat lips nd bulge eye balls


we know is there thing,anything fake nd illegal na their work.



NCA,aswani market,lagos nig
. Is he dome headed with pointed nose like an ice peak?. If yes na him. Na ndigbo proper
Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by Khd95(m): 12:38pm On Apr 11, 2017
Ehinmola:
. Is he dome headed with pointed nose like an ice peak?. If yes na him. Na ndigbo proper
squizz me suh,u just described afonjagrin
Re: Nigerian Dark Web Drug Dealer Arrested In US. by Ehinmola(m): 3:48pm On Apr 11, 2017
Khd95:
squizz me suh,u just described afonjagrin
. Afonja indeed with such a jaw broke name

(1) (Reply)

Man Killed By Fulani Herdsman In His Farm In Kogi State. Graphic Photos / Notorious Cult Leader 'stainless' Shot Dead In Gun Battle With Police In Akwa Ib / Boy Rapes Wife Going To Night Vigil

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2020 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 63
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.