Authorities shut down Dark Web marketplace “Black Hand”

Carolina reports:

In a joint operation, French police, the National Directorate of Intelligence and Customs Investigations (DNRED) have shut down one of the largest illegal dark web marketplaces “Black Hand” known for selling drugs, weapons, databases, stolen banking data and fake documents.

According to a statement from the Minister of Public Action and Accounts, Mr. Gérald Darmanin on Saturday, authorities also arrested Black Hand’s main administrator and several other people.

Read more on HackRead.  The full press release (in French) is reproduced below.

Does anyone know if this operation was in any way related or had any impact on the arrest of members of Rex Mundi?


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