[tor-talk] Feds shutter online narcotics store that used TOR to hide its tracks

David Carlson carlson.dl at sbcglobal.net
Tue Apr 17 15:07:32 UTC 2012

On 4/17/2012 8:14 AM, Runa A. Sandvik wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
>> Federal authorities have arrested eight men accused of distributing more than
>> $1 million worth of LSD, ecstasy, and other narcotics with an online
>> storefront that used the TOR anonymity service to mask their Internet
>> addresses.
> The way the admins operated was what eventually got them caught, this
> had nothing to do with TFM running as a Tor hidden service.

When criminals started using cars to move their goods instead of donkey
carts, the cops had to get cars too.  They didn't ban cars.

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