43 days ago • Posted by Jasper Lawler

Dark Web drugs website takedown - bearish for Bitcoin?

DarkMarket, the world's largest illegal marketplace on the dark web, has been taken offline in an international operation involving Germany, Australia, Denmark, Moldova, Ukraine, the United Kingdom (the National Crime Agency), and the USA (DEA, FBI, and IRS). Europol supported the takedown with specialist operational analysis and coordinated the cross-border collaborative effort of the countries involved.

DarkMarket in figures:

  • almost 500 000 users;
  • more than 2 400 sellers
  • over 320 000 transactions;
  • more than 4 650 bitcoin and 12 800 monero transferred

 

Source: Europol

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