Brett Johnson, AKA Gollumfun (twitter.com/GOllumfun) was involved with the websites Counterfeit Library and Shadow Crew. He tells his story of what happened there and some of the crimes he committed.
Listen to more of Brett on his own show. https://www.thebrettjohnsonshow.com/.
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Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.
Editing by Damienne. Assembled by Tristan Ledger.
Episode artwork by odibagas.
Mixing by Proximity Sound.
Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, Zoom Podtrak P4, Sony MDR7506, in the Hindenburg editor.
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JACK: You grew up in Kentucky. What was your…?
BRETT: I was a army brat.
JACK: Okay. What was your first crime?
BRETT: First crime was shoplifting.