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Drug Dealers Who Used Crypto Sentenced to Prison

| Daniel Kuhn

Five drug dealers who used cryptocurrencies to launder their funds were sentenced to varying jail terms on Monday.

$430K in Confiscated Crypto to Be Sold Off by Irish Auction House

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrencies seized by Belgian law enforcement from online drug dealers are set to be sold off by an Ireland-based auction house.

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US Government Seizes Lambo and Crypto Millions from Dead Dark Web Kingpin

| Ada Hui

The U.S. Department of Justice has won the right to confiscate money and items Alexandre Cazes enjoyed from his dark web e-commerce empire's riches.

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Bitcoin Has a New Top Dark Market

| Michael del Castillo

A new study by a blockchain analytics firm has identified the most popular dark web markets.

‘Sin’ Activities No Longer Drive Bitcoin Economy, Researchers Find

| Pete Rizzo

A soon-to-be-released study has found evidence that bitcoin’s market is now a venue for "legitimate" commerce.


Meet Darkleaks, a Bitcoin-Powered Black Market for Secrets

| Grace Caffyn

Darkleaks will let users sell leaked data in an anonymous, trustless environment powered by bitcoin's blockchain.

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Bitmarkets Launches Decentralised Bitcoin Marketplace With Tor Support

| Joon Ian Wong

A new decentralised marketplace called Bitmarkets has introduced privacy enhancing features and a novel escrow system.

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Here’s How a Dark Market Bot Sent Ecstasy to an Art Gallery

| Joon Ian Wong

Artists have created a shopping bot that buys random items off Agora with a weekly $100 bitcoin budget.

Markets Weekly: Bitcoin Rises Amid Dark Markets Crackdown

| Joon Ian Wong

The bitcoin price has risen after a variety of law-enforcement agencies conducted an inter-continental crackdown on dark markets.

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European Prosecutors Launch Project to Combat Online Dark Markets

| Danny Bradbury

Multiple countries are working together to target the dark web's online markets, and bitcoin is on their watch list.