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Hydra Admins Doxed Maybe, Spotlighting Billions Minted from Bath Salts Trade
A scorned cyber-extortionist claims to have doxed personally-identifying information for two alleged operators of Hydra, Russia’s largest darknet market (DNM), according to Russian media reports. Founded in 2015, Hydra is also the longest-operating DNM in existence. Since inception, Hydra has processed some $3.4 billion in illicit DNM transactions denominated in cryptocurrency. These black-market crypto transactions span everything from drugs, counterfeit banknotes, hacking services, counterfeit documents, and other contraband, according to…
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Sinaloan Chemists Teach Dutch Narcos Eco-Friendly Ice Recipe, Challenge Vietnamese OCGs in Eastern Europe for Global Market Share
A more EncroChat-focused version of this story first appeared on Sinaloa cartel-linked freelance chemists have brought their eco-friendly meth recipe to the Netherlands, Dutch investigators say, as Low Countries producers challenge Vietnamese narcos in the Czech Republic for global market share. A record number of meth labs – 18 so far – have been seized in the Netherlands this year, according to a recent report published by OODA Loop.…