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April 19, 2016, 08:27:06 PM

Darknet Market Nucleus Goes Offline with 5,000 Bitcoin

A notorious darknet marketplace has reportedly disappeared with customers’ deposits worth 5,000 Bitcoin.

Nucleus, as the underground market is titled, had been in business since 2014, and was a popular choice for buying everything illegal — from drugs to stolen confidential data — on internet. After a successful run, the Onion website went offline last week following a reported rift between the moderators and one of the merchants named theDmaster.

According to the conversations available on Nucleus Reddit, the aforementioned merchant reportedly hacked Nucleus after getting banned from selling on the website. Apparently, the same person also created some phishing versions of the darknet to scam users...

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