AlphaBay

AlphaBay

FBI Refuses to Release Dark Web Kingpin Arrest Video It Already Showed and Bragged About

The bureau rejected a FOIA request without explaining why.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.18.18
dark web

FBI Shows Arrest Video Of Dark Web Kingpin Who Died By Suicide in Police Custody

At a cybersecurity conference, the FBI aired a video showing the arrest of AlphaBay’s Alexandre Cazes.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.10.18
The Dark Net

Police Can Hurt Dark Net Drug Rings by Leaving Dealers Bad Reviews, Study Suggests

A seller's reputation goes a long way on the dark net.
Jacob Dubé
8.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teen Sold Jewish Center Bomb Threats on Dark Web, FBI Says

The 19-year-old arrested for the wave of JCC bomb scares was allegedly charging as little as $30 for each threat, racking up nearly $240,000 for his services.
Drew Schwartz
8.8.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump explores pardons for Russia investigation, O.J. Simpson wins early release from prison, US said to be banning travel to North Korea, and more.
VICE Staff
7.21.17
hansa

Europol Head Tells Us About its Dark Web Market Sting

“This is a massive hit—two of the top three."
Joseph Cox
7.20.17
dark web

Alleged Dark Web Kingpin Doxed Himself With His Personal Hotmail Address

Feds say alleged AlphaBay operator Alexandre Cazes welcomed users to the dark web drug market with a message that included the email address "Pimp_Alex_91@hotmail.com."
Joseph Cox
7.20.17
dark web

US, Europol, and the Netherlands Announce Shutdowns of Two Massive Dark Web Markets

A man suspected of running AlphaBay was found dead in a Thai prison last week; Dutch police say they have infiltrated another market called Hansa.
Joseph Cox
7.20.17
dark web

As World's Largest Dark Web Market Vanishes, Dodgy Links Promise a Way Back In

When a dark web market goes down, and panicked users are desperately trying to get their coins back, scammers are going to cash in.
Joseph Cox
7.6.17
Show Me the Money

Dark Web Market AlphaBay Staff to Alleged Extortionist: Don't Dox Us, Here's Some Money

“How much do you want for that?”
Joseph Cox
3.3.17
Hacking

Scammers Say They Got Uber to Pay Them With Fake Rides and Drivers

The process, which may now be defunct, required stolen identities, bank drops, and phone emulators.
Joseph Cox
1.24.17
Futures

The US Postal Service Wants to Hunt Down Dark Web Criminals

The US Postal Inspection Service is looking for people to conduct investigations on the dark web, as well as those who can gather defensive-focused intel too.
Joseph Cox
1.18.17
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