Dark Web Criminal Behind Joker's Stash Retires a Bitcoin Billionaire

The criminal behind Joker’s Stash, a dark web marketplace for stolen credit card data, has shut down the operation, walking away with over $1B in bitcoin according to blockchain analysis firm Elliptic. CoinDesk managing editor Zack Seward calls it “one of the few instances where a dark web cyber criminal has retired on their own terms.” The Hash panel weighs in.