Germany Shuts Down Russian Hydra Darknet Market; Seizes $25 Million in Bitcoin

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Germany's Federal Criminal Police Office, the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA), on Tuesday announced the official takedown of Hydra, the world's largest illegal dark web marketplace. "[543] Bitcoins amounting to currently the equivalent of approximately €23 million were seized, which are attributed to the marketplace," the BKA said in a press release. The agency attributed the shutdown of

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