Saturday, July 15, 2017

"A 26-year-old Canadian found dead in his Thai police cell this week was wanted in the US for allegedly running a massive 'dark web' marketplace"

Yahoo:

Speculation is rife that the underground marketplace was AlphaBay, considered the world's largest and most lucrative darknet bazaar until it was taken down within hours of Cazes' arrest.

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It was "more than twice as big as Silk Road was in its heyday, with a revenue of somewhere between 600,000 and 800,000 dollars a day in early 2017, and that's a rather conservative estimate," he told AFP.

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Cazes appeared to be living a life of luxury in Thailand, where he owned three houses and four cars