Officials suspect he created a network to smuggle drugs like LSD, ecstasy and hydroponic weed from Europe into India.
Dark.fail includes links to dark web markets. A scammer tricked a domain registrar into transferring ownership of the domain with a fake document.
Police say drug sales over the encrypted app and the dark web amounted to £3.7 million.
After starting out forging his mum's signature in high school, Chris moved on to bigger things.
The "Pablo Escobar of Silk Road" wasn't scared of the Dutch police. Then the FBI caught up with him.
The records viewed by Motherboard provide more insight into how the FBI obtains at least some of its hacking tools, or network investigative techniques.
Murder-for-hire sites are largely scams, but that didn't stop one woman from trying multiple sites to pay a hitman with bitcoin.
The percentage of people who reported buying their drugs from dark web vendors has tripled since 2014, according to the latest Global Drug Survey.
Less than a fortnight since DarkMarket was taken offline, authorities seized laptops, phones, hard drives and bank cards from several Australian properties.
The New Zealander, operating under the username 'Kiwipedo', didn't know the sale was being arranged by police.
The dark web's largest illegal marketplace went offline last Monday. It was the start of a bad week for cybercriminals.