German investigators shut down big darknet marketplace

BERLIN (AP) – German prosecutors said Tuesday that they have taken down what they believe was the biggest illegal marketplace on the darknet markets 2024 and arrested its suspected operator. The site, known as DarkMarket, was shut down on Monday, prosecutors in the southwestern city of Koblenz said. All sorts of drugs, forged money, stolen…

First Silk Road. Now AlphaBay. What’s next for the dark web?

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> A government shutdown of dark web marketplaces AlphaBay and Hansa has merchants and consumers looking for a new home. Authorities , the largest online marketplace for illegal goods, on July 4, and took down Hansa, the third largest, on Thursday. The sites, where people could buy drugs, guns and child pornography,…

U.S. announces international crackdown on DarkNet opioid trafficking

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – An international operation targeting trafficking in opioids on a clandestine part of the internet called the darknet market links has led to about 150 arrests in the United States and Europe and the seizure of drugs, cash and guns, U.S. and darknet market marketplace European authorities said…

Germany sees a rise in far-right crime

has announced a spike in far-right and warned that political extremists are ‘the biggest threat to our country.’ The interior ministry reported another annual increase in anti-Semitic crimes, up by 15.7 per cent in 2020, with 2,351 total incidents – 94.6% of which were committed by a far-right suspect. Of the total, 62 were acts…

Massive dark web bust seizes $6.5 million from 179 alleged drug dealers

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> The US Justice Department announced the largest dark web bust it has ever helped carry out, seizing more than 1,100 pounds of drugs from 179 alleged online dealers around the world. The US worked with police in Europe to carry out the investigation, seizing more than $6.5 million in cash and…

Wife freed while husband jailed pending trial for Bitcoin laundering

An alleged fraudster dubbed The Crocodile of Wall Street over claims she laundered $4.5 billion in has been freed on bail  – but her husband has been ordered to stay in jail.   Heather Morgan was freed by a judge Monday, pending trial by a federal court. But her husband Ilya Lichtenstein remains behind bars due…

Darknet crypto kingpin JokerStash retires after illicit $1 billion…

By Tom Wilson LONDON, darknet market markets Feb 12 (Reuters) – The kingpin or kingpins of the world’s biggest illicit credit card marketplace have retired after making an estimated fortune of over $1 billion in cryptocurrency, according to research by blockchain analysis firm Elliptic shared with Reuters. The “Joker’s Stash” marketplace, where stolen credit cards…

The dark web knows too much about me

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body” data-component=”trackCWV”> What do Dunkin’ Donuts, Fortnite, darknet markets Sprint and the Dow Jones company all have in common? They’ve all suffered from massive hacks in 2019 alone. After every data breach, victim data often surfaces on the encrypted “hidden” internet known as the , darknet market websites a network of sites that…

Germany busts international child porn site used by 400,000

BERLIN (AP) – German prosecutors announced Monday they have busted one of the world’s biggest international darknet market platforms for child pornography, used by more than 400,000 registered members. Frankfurt prosecutors said in a statement together with the Federal Criminal Police Office that in mid-April three German suspects, said to be the administrators of the…

One of the biggest ever dark web police stings leads to 150 arrests

Police around the world have arrested 150 suspects in one of the largest-ever dark web sting operations. The suspects arrested included several high-profile targets, involved in buying or selling illegal goods online, Europol said today. Operation Dark HunTOR also recovered millions of pounds in cash and , as well as drugs and guns.  The bust…

Flip Your Darknet Magazine Right into a High Performing Machine

Introduction: In the depths of the internet, hidden from conventional search engines, lie the enigmatic realms of darknet markets. Operating in the shadows, these online platforms have become a significant part of the underground economy. Driven by anonymized transactions and encrypted communications, darknet markets have rapidly evolved over the years, presenting both challenges and opportunities…

Improve Your Tor Drug Market Expertise

In the shadowy corners of the internet, a hidden market exists, operating away from the prying eyes of law enforcement agencies. Welcome to the realm of darknet markets, where buyers and sellers engage in illegal trades, from drugs to stolen data, all behind the anonymity of encrypted networks. Darknet markets are online marketplaces that can…