Dark Markets

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Criminal Crypto Use Is Growing, but That’s Just Half the Story
Data suggests that while authorities are getting better at sniffing out dark web markets, dark web markets are getting better at not getting sniffed out.
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Largest Dark Web Market Taken Offline as Alleged Operator Arrested in Germany
The DarkMarket site was thought to be the world's largest illegal online marketplace.
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Darknet's Largest Marketplace Still Offline; Fears of Exit Scam Rise
Empire Market, the darknet's most popular marketplace by site traffic, was suddenly taken offline on Aug. 22.
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Russia's Largest Darknet Market Is Hawking an ICO to Fund Global Expansion
Here’s one token sale that’s almost certainly illegal, and not just under securities laws.
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Drug Dealers Who Used Crypto Sentenced to Prison
Five drug dealers who used cryptocurrencies to launder their funds were sentenced to varying jail terms on Monday.
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$430K in Confiscated Crypto to Be Sold Off by Irish Auction House
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
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
A new study by a blockchain analytics firm has identified the most popular dark web markets.
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'Sin' Activities No Longer Drive Bitcoin Economy, Researchers Find
A soon-to-be-released study has found evidence that bitcoin’s market is now a venue for "legitimate" commerce.
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Meet Darkleaks, a Bitcoin-Powered Black Market for Secrets
Darkleaks will let users sell leaked data in an anonymous, trustless environment powered by bitcoin's blockchain.
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