Leaked police docs reveal crypto’s role in dark web bioweapons trade

Leaked police docs reveal crypto’s role in dark web bioweapons trade
August 3, 2020 SDC Development 2
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Featuring TorchStone VP, Scott Stewart

A leaked INTERPOL manual covering the trade in chemical and biological weapons on the dark web includes advice for transacting in and seizing cryptocurrencies. The manual, titled ‘Investigating Biological and Chemical Terrorism on the Darknet,’ coaches law enforcement on best practices for infiltrating the dark web’s contrabandist subcultures. As well as advising investigators on how to transact in cryptocurrency, it also explains how to create an undercover identity, use the Tor browser and access dark web community forums such as Dread.