Short Bytes: New Jersey authorities have arrested a wannabe hitman who offered killing services on the dark web in exchange for money and gun. However, as a result of an undercover operation, he was arrested. He remains jailed with his bail set at $1 million.
Authorities in New Jersey say that 18-year-old Joshua Rowling offered his services in exchange for money and a gun with a silencer. As a result, he has been charged with weapons and conspiracy to commit murder-related charges.
The federal and county investigators determined that Rowling used an encrypted online network to advertise himself.
According to the authorities, Rowling drove to Mahwah from his NY-based home to meet a person seeking killing services, who turned out to an undercover police officer.
While further details about the hitman are scarce, he remains jailed in Jersey with his bail set at $1 million.
Source: NBC NY
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