In Western Germany police have arrested three men selling Colombian cocaine on the worlds second largest darknet marketplace for malicious software, stolen data, and illegal drugs.
Cash and crypto-currencies were also seized
Cash and crypto-currencies were seized in the form of €550,000 (£472,000) in cash, more than €1m in the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Monero, also seized were computers used for the marketplace and some expensive cars.
The site – now taken down – was named “Wall Street Market”.
The arrests were a joint effort between the FBI Dutch and German police
The darknet is an area on the internet beyond the reach of mainstream search engines. The public is advised not to attempt to browse these areas of the internet.