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German, U.S. authorities seize world's largest darknet marketplace

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Authorities in Germany and the U.S. seized and shuttered Hydra Market Tuesday. The market was the world's largest and longest-running darknet marketplace. It was accused of being a criminal trading platform for narcotics, money laundering and other goods. U.s. Treasury unveiled sanctions against the marketplace and a cryptocurrency exchange.
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The Independent

World’s largest illegal darknet marketplace shutdown in joint operation

Authorities say they seized around $25m in cryptocurrency from Hydra

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

Germany shuts down world's largest illegal marketplace on darknet with US help

4 months ago·United States
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UPI

German, U.S. authorities seize world's largest darknet marketplace

Authorities have seized and shuttered the world's largest and longest-running darknet marketplace on accusations it functioned as a criminal trading platform for narcotics, money laundering and other nefarious goods.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Vice

Police Shut Down ‘Hydra,’ One of the Largest Dark Web Marketplaces

German authorities seized and shut down Hydra, a Russian-language darknet market, and seized around $25 million in Bitcoin.

5 months ago·New York, United States
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Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Hydra: Largest darknet market in the world closed

The servers of the Russian crypto and drug marketplace Hydra were located in Germany. The investigators ensured them, together with bitcoins worth 23 million francs.

5 months ago·Zürich, Switzerland
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German police shut down world's largest illegal online marketplace

German investigators have shut down what they say is the worlds largest illegal marketplace on the darknet, selling illicit goods to some 17 million registered customers, reported dpa. Computer servers in Germany and bitcoins with a...

4 months ago·H K I, Finland
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