Silk Road competitor stops after Bitcoin theft




The managers of Sheep Market, a Tor site that drug dealing, have pulled the plug on the site after 5400 Bitcoin would be stolen. Black Market Reloaded, another narcotics market, says not to the influx of new customers and also stops temporarily.

According to the Sheep Market admins has one of the dealers, who was active in the marketplace and would operate under the name Ebook101, a vulnerability found in the anonymous Tor site. Then he would have Bitcoin 5400, at the time of writing some U.S. $ 5.6 million seized from the trading platform for drug dealers and users. Part of the commission of the site administrators would also have been stolen.

The owners behind Sheep Market would have the site taken offline. It would also promised “to secure” the remaining Bitcoins on the platform, but the company would record the virtual currency have blocked. Been a week There would also be in the Bitcoin block chain indications are found that tens of thousands of strangers Bitcoins have made. other wallets

Besides the defendant concluding Sheep Market also ‘competitor’ Black Market Reloaded will close its doors. According to the administrators, the site is calculated on the current influx of new customers, partly because the Tor anonymizing protocol would not be associated with large numbers of visitors. Well The managers would work on an improved market, which should come in the air. Early next year They also state that there will be no Bitcoins. Looted

The murky world of Tor-commerce sites for drugs and other contraband is changing rapidly in October after the possible manage Silk Road was arrested . Several competitors of this platform were faced with new visitors, while there is also a ‘version 2.0’ Silk Road was published .



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