FBI has seized Deep Dot Web and arrested its administrators

Zack Whittaker reports:

The FBI have arrested several people suspected of involvement in running Deep Dot Web, a website for facilitating access to dark web sites and marketplaces.

Two suspects were arrested in Tel Aviv and Ashdod, according to Israel’s Tel Aviv Police, which confirmed the arrests in a statement earlier in the day, Local media first reported the arrests.

Arrests were also made in France, Germany, and the Netherlands. A source familiar with the operation said a site administrator was arrested in Brazil.

Read more on TechCrunch, but for some more insights, do read @5auth’s tweets on Twitter about DeepDot and the seizures.  Although he may be tied up for a while (not literally, I hope!)

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