Tag: AlphaBay

Bitcoin Price Rises Post AlphaBay and Hansa Disappearances

This past week has had a mix of good and bad news for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. For one, the Bitcoin price has gone up again, surprising quite a few people. On the other hand, multiple top darknet marketplaces have been shut down. Many people associate Bitcoin primarily with the darknet, though it seems the closure of these markets has not impacted the Bitcoin price in a negative manner. Bitcoin Is so Much …
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Alphabay and Hansa Seized, Dream Darknet Market Compromised

Today has been a big day for law enforcement as they announced the shutting down of two of the three largest darknet markets. The Department of Justice released a press release earlier today summarizing the facts of Mr Cazes’ arrest and how they found the identity of the administrator. According to Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “This is likely one of the most important criminal investigations of the year – taking …
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Alexandre Cazes A.K.A. AlphaBay’s DeSnake – More Money Leads to More Problems

The alleged operator of the now defunct AlphaBay darknet marketplace has committed suicide in a Thai jail cell. There is still some confusion as to whether or not this individual is indeed DeSnake, the infamous AlphaBay owner. After doing some research to find out more about this DeSnake individual, it appears there is a lot more to this story. A Closer Look at DeSnake And His Desire for Money Things …
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Top 4 Darknet Marketplaces Poised to Take AlphaBay’s Place

With the AlphaBay marketplace out of commission for the foreseeable future -probably forever- Darknet users will look for new places to do business. Several other markets are trying to take the top spot, although the battle will be long and messy. Below are some of the top marketplaces which can eventually take AlphaBay’s place, should they want to. 4. Silk Road 3.1 There have been many iterations of the infamous Silk …
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