Andy Greenberg on how 'Tracers in the Dark' found the dark web's worst criminals
The Wired journalist's new book reveals how investigators deployed cryptocurrency tracing technology to solve some of the internet's biggest crimes.
Dark Overlord collaborator gets 3 years in prison for buying and selling stolen identities
Prosecutors said Slava Dmitriev used the handle “GoldenAce” to buy and sell stolen identities on AlphaBay, and also assisted the Dark Overlord in extortion operations.
Four years after FBI shut it down, AlphaBay dark web marketplace claims it's back in business
The new-look AlphaBay will have to work to regain trust in the criminal underworld.
US arrests alleged ‘Bitcoin Fog’ boss, who is accused of laundering millions
Roman Sterlingov turned Bitcoin Fog into a top destination for washing dark-web money, the feds allege.
Operator of bitcoin 'mixers' that served dark web markets faces $60 million FinCEN penalty
It's the first action of its kind by FinCEN, which assessed that the Helix and Coin Ninja services failed to file suspicious activity reports and follow other financial rules.
'DisrupTor' dark-web crackdown leads to 179 arrests by international law enforcement
It’s only the latest in a series of international sting operations against illicit underground commerce.