Germany closes Russian darknet market Hydra

DW reports:

Federal police say they have shut down the German servers for the darknet hub, which saw its sales skyrocket during the pandemic.

Investigators said on Tuesday that they had shut down the German servers for Hydra, a Russian darknet marketplace that was used to sell drugs, forged documents, intercepted data, and other illegal digital services.

They also seized bitcoin worth €23 million ($25 million).

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