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German authorities accuse Australian man of running DarkMarket, the world’s largest illegal online marketplace – ABC News

An Australian is allegedly at the centre of what German authorities believe was the biggest illegal marketplace on the darknet where more than $220 million was…

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An Australian man accused of operating what prosecutors believe was the biggest illegal marketplace on the darknet has been arrested in Germany.

  • The marketplace had nearly 500,000 users and more than 2,400 vendors, according to prosecutors
  • German investigators were assisted in their months-long probe by US authorities and by Australian, British, Danish, Swiss, Ukrainian and Moldovan police
  • More than 140 million euros ($AUD220 million) of cryptocurrency was allegedly exchanged on the site

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