Eight people have been jailed in Germany on Monday for allegedly hosting key global Darknet platforms on servers hidden in a former NATO bunker. The main offender was sentenced by Trier Court to 5 years and nine months in prison. Six others were sentenced to between two years and four months and four years and three months in prison. An eighth person was sentenced to one year suspended imprisonment.
They were accused of operating a site that provided large Darknet markets such as “”.Wall Street Market“And”Fraudsters“, Now closed. The.”Cyberbunker“This site was removed in September 2019.
The illegal data center, located in a former NATO bunker, is suspected of running several drug trafficking sites, but servers used to transmit child pornography or cyber attacks. In particular, a cyber attack was launched targeting one million Deutsche Telekom routers from this bunker.
In total, these sites are said to have handled nearly 250,000 transactions, most of which involved drug purchases. “Wall Street Market“Thus Darknet was considered the second largest illegal market in the world. The removal led to a global operation in October that resulted in 150 arrests in several countries.
The Covid-19 epidemic has led to a resurgence of drug trafficking, with Darknet accelerating its use of transactions, a parallel version of the Internet where users’ anonymity is guaranteed, according to the European Drug Watch and Drug Addiction.
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