Justice Department Announces ‘Largest Darknet Takedown In History’

“The Justice Department announced Thursday that together with the FBI and international law enforcement agencies, officials had shut down ‘the largest darknet marketplace in history.’ AlphaBay, a Web bazaar where users’ identities were cloaked and illicit goods and drugs were sold, has officially been seized and shut down.

‘This is the largest dark net marketplace takedown in history,’ Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in remarks prepared for a news conference Thursday in Washington, D.C.”

Source: Justice Department Announces ‘Largest Darknet Takedown In History’ : The Two-Way : NPR

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