Black Market

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Synthetic ‘Fake’ ID’s Can Buy Crypto?
How does the black market of KYC work, and what it takes to fool video-verification? Feat. Anna Baydakova
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Restaurant's Stolen Consumer Data Now For Sale on Bitcoin Black Market
A website selling stolen credit card data from restaurant chain PF Chang's is accepting bitcoin as payment.
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How Bitcoin is Thriving in Argentina's Black Market Economy
Argentinian currency restrictions created a busy black market for US dollars, and now bitcoin is on the rise too.
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Scams, Hacks and Poor Management: Life After Silk Road
Following Silk Road's demise, some users (and even law enforcement officials) wax nostalgic about the 'original' Dread Pirate Roberts.
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Nearly $500k Sitting Unclaimed in Silk Road 2.0 Bitcoin Wallets
Silk Road 2.0 reports that 1,000 BTC has not been claimed by users affected by its February security breach.
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After Massive Hack, It's Pay Back Time for Silk Road 2.0
Silk Road 2.0 has announced it will pay back vendors and customers affected by last week's breach.
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25-Year-Old Arrested After Selling Gun for Bitcoin on Black Market
A US bitcoin user has been arrested for allegedly selling a semi-automatic pistol to Dutch law enforcement officials.
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Following the Money: Are Bitcoin Black Market Purchases Really Anonymous?
Researcher Sarah Meiklejohn discusses whether Silk Road's users can be prosecuted and if illegal bitcoin transactions are truly 'anonymous'.
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Deeming bitcoin illegal in Thailand will turn it into a bitcoin black market
The Bank of Thailand declaring bitcoin illegal makes it a likely spot for a bitcoin black market.
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Bitcoin-accepting Atlantis takes on the Silk Road
Bitcoin-accepting Atlantis is poised to take on the Silk Road, which remains by far the biggest drug sales site.
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