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Sheep Marketplace Owner Gets Nine Years in Prison

  A court in the Czech Republic sentenced Tomáš Jiříkovský, the creator of the Sheep darknet marketplace, to serve nine years in prison for stealing bitcoins from the market’s users. According to the court, Jiříkovský stole bitcoin worth roughly 16 million crowns—the equivalent of $731,600 US dollars. The sentence also applies to his role as the owner of Sheep Marketplace ... Read More »

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Silk Road 3.1 “Got Hacked,” Owner Claims Bankruptcy

On July 19, another marketplace—one barely on the market list—exited the scene. The market that left, Silk Road 3.1, absconded in a classic exit scam. Many community members were surprised that Silk Road 3.1 had even existed, given that the Silk Road branding died years ago. SR 3.1 claimed someone had compromised the market and took off with the funds. ... Read More »

Kansas Pizza Shop Owner Indicted for Meth Trafficking

In June, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall announced a 35-count indictment that accused a pizza shop owner in Topeka of drug distribution. The shop owner, along with nine co-defendants, used the shop as a front for methamphetamine distribution, the indictment outlined. Adolfo Barragan-Rodriguez, owner of Pronto Pizza in Topeka, Kansas, used the restaurant as a base of operations. From within the ... Read More »

Authorities Bust Bloomsfield Market Owner in Slovakia

On May 4, Europol announced the arrest of a darknet vendor in Slovakia. With surprisingly little enthusiasm, they also revealed that Slovakian law enforcement seized computer equipment that, at one time, hosted a darknet marketplace. Europol compared information from the computer with their own information and confirmed that the darknet vendor also owned and maintained a darknet market. Police in ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace Owner Indicted and Face Years in Prison

Prosecutors in the Czech Republic have indicted Thomas Jiřikovský, the owner of the Sheep Marketplace, and his wife Eve Bartošová. Thomas Jiřikovský is responsible for the largest exit scam in the history of darknet markets. Thomas has been indicted on charges related to theft and weapons and drug trafficking, and his wife Eve has been indicted on money laundering charges. ... Read More »

Owner of Four Illegal Online Pharmacies Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

In late May 2014 U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan announced that a federal grand jury in the Western District of Washington indicted seven people for illegally distributing narcotics through an online pharmacy. The group, according to the indictment, sold $9,000,000 worth of controlled substances to patients without a prescription. On January 26, 2016, U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes announced the ... Read More »

Freedom Hosting Owner Files Another Appeal to Fight US Extradition

In December 2015, the High Court in Dublin ordered the extradition of Eric Eoin Marques, the accused-host of Freedom Hosting. The extradition of Marques, a 31-year-old Dublin man who held both Irish and US citizenships, halted pending two appeal cases. He appealed the extradition and that Ireland had no right to try him (and why the Director of Public Prosecutions ... Read More »

Update on the Case Against the Owner of the Sheep Marketplace

Sheep Marketplace was one of the online markets that gained popularity after the fall of Silk Road 1.0. The site’s alleged owner, Tomáš Jiřikovský, was arrested in March 2015 and little information has been released since his arrest, until now. Jan Danek, head of the South Moravian police’s economic division, spoke with a local news outlet on the investigation and ... Read More »

Breaking: Sheep Marketplace Owner Arrested

Better late than never, but justice has been served – According to a report in archiv.ihned.cz,  The owner of Sheep Marketplace Thomas Jiřikovský – who was responsible to one the biggest exit scam in Dark net history of around $40M at the time (when the Bitcoin value was extremely high)  was arrest for money laundering after purchasing a luxury house and ... Read More »

Warning: Fake “DeepDotWeb Announcement” By a Failed Market Owner

One of the biggest Dark Net Market fails ever, Cantina market, is planning a comeback, you can read the background here: Cantina Marketplace PWND: Admin Password was: “Password1″ ?! Sheep Marketplace, Is that you Again?! – Cantina Marketplace Hopefully this time they fail before even launching anything, since this time: They will be using scraped fake pages with similar look ... Read More »

Poll: Should We Publish An Interview With A Pedo Site Owner?

Update 1.5.14:We have Connected between the Interviewed site owner to a BBC Journalist working on a DeepWep series, so if everything goes well – you will be able to hear what he has to say there, the BBC are much better than us with editing this type of material to keep it safe. Update 12.4.14: Full clarification and explanation of ... Read More »

Uncle Scam: Czech Owner of Sheep Marketplace Working With the FBI?

Who benefited from one of the largest bitcoin heists in history?  ‘Benefit’ is an interesting word – simply because a benefit doesn’t necessarily mean a payoff in the form of currency.  Perhaps, the payoff can come in the form of a successful operation, a mission accomplished. Let us go on an adventure into an intriguing theory, based off what recent ... Read More »

SheepMarketplace Owner Planning a Second Scam?

The former Sheep Marketplace moderator “TheSheppard”  Made a post on the SR 2.0 Forums stating he had nothing to do with the scam and revealing that he have some inside info about the Sheep Marketplace owner Running a Second Marketplace  and planning to run another scam, that of course if he is not the person who was Doxxed yesterday because ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace Owner just Got Doxxed?!

Update:  Yes. Its very likely that he has been Doxxed… and hes identity is already known to the FBI – Read the details Here –  Was Originally posted by Gwern (Gwern.net) On Sr2 forums. Following the sheep marketplace scam – Is the owner of sheep Marketplace just got Doxxed?! – we have copied the post on reddit just a second ... Read More »