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FBI catches mail bomber in dark web covert operation

04
Jul
2017
FBI catches mail bomber in dark web covert operation

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Clinton Scott Bass, of Georgia, pleaded guilty in April to charges of purchasing explosives on a dark web marketplace to kill or harm a human target, according to documentation dug up by Forbes. His plan would have worked out, if the bomb supplier weren’t actually an undercover FBI agent.

Because of its anonymity, the dark web is a haven for illegal activities such as drug dealing, child exploitation and even arms trafficking. The marketplaces on the dark web also have for sale explosives, a variety of chemicals and biological toxins such as arsenic.

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