A former US military translator was sentenced to 30 years in prison for selling drugs on dark nets and accepting cryptocurrency payments.

On Friday, the former US military translator Alaa Mohammed Allawi was sentenced to 30 years in prison for selling fentanyl on the dark network, which resulted in the death of a US Marine. Allawi confessed to the drug allegations and admitted to using the now closed dark net Alpha Bay to sell a variety of drugs, such as oxycodone containing fentanyl, while accepting cryptocurrency payments.