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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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Drugs, Drugs and More Drugs: Crypto on the Dark Web
Down the Silk Road: Where crypto has always been used for payments.
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US Authorities Seize $34M in One of the Country's Largest Crypto Confiscations
The funds were allegedly gained by selling illicit goods, including stolen credentials.
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Crypto News Roundup for Oct. 27, 2021
With crypto markets taking a breather and a look at how a jail-first approach to disruptive coders isn’t great, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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Leaked Slides Show How Chainalysis Flags Crypto Suspects for Cops
Walletexplorer.com, a block explorer site secretly operated by Chainalysis, has provided law enforcement with “meaningful leads,” the documents say.
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Alleged Dark Web Blockchain Analytics Tool Antinalysis Suspended
Antinalysis helps cybercriminals avoid running the risk of being identified they attempt to cash out their illicit proceeds, according to a blockchain analytics firm.
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SEC Brings Insider Trading Charges Against Dark Web User 'The Bull'
The 30-year-old Greek man allegedly sold fake insider trading tips on AlphaBay.
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Fake Covid Certificates, Stolen Vaccines Sold on Dark Web for Bitcoin
The dark web vendors like the ubiquity and anonymity of the top cryptocurrencies, a new report said.
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U.S. Woman Charged With Attempted Dark Web Murder-for-Hire Paid With Bitcoin
The woman allegedly presented a sum of over $5,000 in bitcoin to a dark web admin as proof she could afford the hit.
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Russia and US Dominate Global Dark Market Traffic: Report
Darknet marketplaces received $1.7 billion during 2020, Chainalysis says.
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