Dutch police arrest hidden behind marketplace Utopia




The Dutch police have arrested four men suspected of involvement in the hidden market utopia. Tuesday turned out that the police had taken offline Utopia. The servers of the site are seized.

Enschede and Utrecht three men of 29, 30 and 31 were arrested, and a fourth man of 46, who was stuck on suspicion of drug trafficking, was arrested in his cell. That the Prosecution disclosed . On the market of drugs and weapons were for sale. A fifth man was arrested in Germany, he would be on the site of drugs, credit cards and ammunition have traded.

The arrested were behind Dutch Utopia, but also traded were illegal according to the public on Black Market Reloaded, another trading place, which went offline after a rush to late last year. That flood was caused by The Silk Road, the biggest hidden market on the Tor network, went offline.

The Dutch are suspected of drug trafficking, possession of weapons and make a deposit before committing to a contract killer. The police took the suspects seized 900 bitcoin, representing a value of between 400,000 and 600,000 euros. In addition, hard drives, USB sticks and computers confiscated, and the servers in Germany which turned Utopia.

Tuesday showed that all the Dutch police marketplace Utopia had rolled, but exactly how that happened was not yet clear. Utopia, which only opened its doors last week, was only accessible through the anonymizing network Tor. Tor can be used to encrypt connections to the ‘current’ internet but it is also possible to set up, which are accessible only through Tor websites.

It now appears the police came, the people behind the market place on the track through undercover investigations. She bought in both trading venues ecstasy pills, MDMA and cocaine-cubes. In addition, the agents were “to their dismay ‘request to” bring someone to the other world. ” The agents would actually have had with a deposit of extortion and one assassin was done. Meet with the arrested men

“This research is a clear message to anyone who thinks they can commit crimes within the digital anonymity,” the OM. “The investigation and prosecution of these offenses have high priority. Police and the Public Prosecution Within the anonymous Tor environment is no untouchable.”

In October was the major trading center The Silk Road rolled. On that site as were both legitimate products could be purchased. Illegal Since the roll of The Silk Road are several alternatives arise, at this time Silk Road 2.0 still online.

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