US Sanctions Russian Darknet Marketplace Hydra

Apr 6, 2022

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Russia-based darknet market Hydra, following Germany’s seizure of $25 million worth of bitcoin (BTC) from the market. “The Hash” group discusses Hydra becoming the world’s largest marketplace for illicit activity and the role of dark markets in the broader crypto space.