Tag Archives: Europol

13Jan/21

Largest Dark Web Market Taken Offline as Alleged Operator Arrested in Germany

A 34-year-old Australian man accused of running the world’s largest dark web marketplace has been arrested by German authorities close to the Danish border. According to a report from Europol on Wednesday,Read More…

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01Jun/19

Mixing Service Bitcoin Blender Quits After Bestmixer Takedown

On May 23, cryptocurrency supporters learned that the anonymous BTC mixer Bitcoin Blender would be shutting down. The news follows the recent closure of Bestmixer.io after it was seized by global lawRead More…

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23May/19

Europol Ends Cryptocurrency Mixer Behind $200 Million Bitcoin Laundering Scheme

The Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) has taken down a cryptocurrency-mixing service, BestMixer.io, in a crackdown involving Europol and Luxembourg authorities. The anti-fraud agency said Wednesday that they had begunRead More…

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07May/19

Feds Seize News Site Deepdotweb as Darknet Crackdown Intensifies

The FBI, working in conjunction with its European partners, has struck another blow against darknet markets (DNMs). On this occasion, it’s a particularly low blow, as news website Deepdotweb has become theRead More…

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