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Dark web drugs raid leads to 179 arrests

Some 179 people were arrested across Europe and the US, and 500kg (1,102lb) of drugs and 64 guns confiscated.

It ends the "golden age" of these underground marketplaces, Europol said.

"The hidden internet is no longer hidden", said Edvardas Sileris, head of Europol's cyber-crime centre.

The operation, known as DisrupTor, was a joint effort between the Department of Justice and Europol. It is believed that the criminals engaged in tens of thousands of sales of illicit goods and services across the US and Europe.

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Guam prison officers arrested in police drug raid

The Guam Daily Post reported a Department of Corrections lieutenant and three corrections officers were amoung five government workers arrested in several raids this morning.

A Department of Public Works officer was also among those arrested and a fifth corrections officer was being held in custody while investigations continued.

The officials have been charged with offences including bribery, official misconduct and conspiracy to promote prison contraband.

Vanuatu Police raid warehouse suspected of producing drugs

The property which is located at Pukura area on Devil’s Point Road has been sealed off as a “no-go-zone” and guarded by police.

An Australian national, Justine Winslet who was renting the property was arrested on Monday 22 February in connection with the discovery.