A father and son from Staten Island, NY, were facing charges Wednesday for allegedly running a drug operation on the “dark web.”
For the better part of a year and five months, Michael and Philip Luciano sold fentanyl and oxycodone on a website called AlphaBay, using the United States Post Office to deliver the goods to online buyers, according to the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Prosecutors said the pair ran their illegal business from February 2016 through July 2017, when Homeland Security Investigation agents executed a search warrant at their home. The warrant was obtained after undercover HSI agents bought fentanyl from their account on AlphaBay, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office, AM New York reports.
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