White House Market, one of the new markets focused on privacy and the security of buyers and sellers, rolled out an update allowing vendors to apply for FE permissions, among other things. White House is one of many markets to roll out an update in early October 2019.
Market Update: Apollon Market Goes Multilingual
Apollon Market launched a so-called “major update” to the marketplace that brought support for multiple languages, a number of OPSEC-related changes for buyers and for sellers, as well as a number of general usability improvements.
Alleged Dream Vendor "BerlinMannschaft" Faces 126 Drug Charges
A 33-year-old Dutchman allegedly shipped at least 3,400 packages of drugs to customers in different countries through the Dream Market darkweb marketplace, according to to public prosecutor’s office. Prosecutors have accused the man of selling meth, ecstasy, amphetamine, cocaine, and many other drugs on Dream and earning more than $600,000 through his drug trafficking operation.
Federal Court Overturns Verdict in "finestdrugs.to" Case
A Federal Court in Germany overturned a verdict in the case against a drug vendor with shops on the clearnet and darkweb. Due to procedural errors made during the original trial, the defendant could have his sentence of ten years in prison reduced significantly, depending on the outcome of the new trial.
Market Update: Apollon Market Adds Monero Support
Apollon Market, the market recently featured in various media outlets as the darkweb market with the hacked StockX database, announced that buyers and sellers could now use Monero in addition to Bitcoin when conducting business on the platform. Markets are shifting towards Monero adoption as a result of law enforcement’s ability to investigate and identify the some darkweb vendors through the Bitcoin blockchain.
Nightmare Market Admin: Maintenance Ends "Tonight or Early Tomorrow"
Users of Nightmare Market are experiencing difficulty depositing and withdrawing certain cryptocurrencies from the market. The issues, according to a Nightmare Market admin, are only temporary and will not result in any lost bitcoin or any other crytptocurrency. The payment system should be fixed within 48 hours.
Market Update: Yellow Brick Market Adds Auto-Encrypt and Plans for XMR
In a post on Dread, a Yellow Brick Market staff member announced a minor update to the market as well as upcoming plans to support transactions made with Monero. They also applied for a spot on darkfail.com, one of the few sites providing updated onion links to darkweb markets, forums, and other services.