Until a few weeks ago, sinmed was one of the largest drug vendors at Dream Market, the foremost dark web bazaar.
In recent years, drug trafficking on the dark web has exploded, as drug traffickers and other criminals have discovered that its anonymity makes it ideal for illicit transactions using cryptocurrencies.
“When our office received reports of suspicious activity at ATMs in New York and New Jersey, our talented investigators followed the money, using our state-of-the-art Cyber Lab to uncover a dark web counterfeit pill seller whose $2.3 million operation spanned the U.S.”
“As our counterterrorism colleagues learned after 9/11, in cybersecurity the only way to protect the world from bad actors and evil networks is to connect good actors into virtuous networks. So in 2019 we’ll continue to expand our collective to better protect New York City, to make sure that a lack of coordination never undermines our public safety.”