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Ross’ attorney, Joshua Dratel, stunned the courtroom by saying that yes, Ross did create the Silk Road. We were shocked like everybody else.

He went on to explain that Ross did this as a free market experiment, but realized it was going in a negative direction, and turned it over to someone else. It was this person, realizing he was in danger of arrest, who set Ross up as the fall guy.

Dratel later cross-examined the government’s own witness, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agent who testified that for two years he was pursuing someone else. It was only at the last minute that he was diverted to Ross. The prosecution objected in the middle of this testimony, the jury was dismissed, and today the judge will decide if Dratel can continue this line of questioning.

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Silk-Road-Prozess: Verteidigung beschuldigt Mt.-Gox-Chef Karpeles

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Eine überraschende Wendung im Prozess gegen den mutmaßlichen Silk-Road-Betreiber: Die Verteidigung behauptet, dass Mark Karpeles, Chef der insolventen Bitcoin-Börse Mt. Gox, der eigentliche Strippenzieher des Drogenmarktplatzes gewesen sei.
Im Prozess um den geschlossenen Drogenmarktplatz Silk Road hat die Verteidigung des Angeklagten Ross U. eine überraschende Anschuldigung ausgesprochen: Mark Karpeles, Chef der untergegangenen Bitcoin-Börse Mt. Gox, soll der eigentliche Kopf hinter der Silk Road gewesen sein. Zeugenaussagen eines Fahnders vom Department of Homeland Security (DHS) würden dies belegen. Karpeles wies diese Darstellung zurück.
Die Verteidigung behauptet demnach laut US-Berichten, Karpeles habe von 2011 bis 2013 im Hintergrund die Strippen in der illegalen Plattform gezogen; einer seiner Vertrauten, ein kanadischer Informatiker, habe derweil unter dem Pseudonym "Dread Pirate Roberts“ als Betreiber der Silk Road agiert. Bereits zum Prozessauftakt Anfang der Woche hatte der Angeklagte Ross U. seine Unschuld beteuert. Er habe zwar den Marktplatz erfunden und aufgebaut, sei dann aber ausgestiegen und habe das Ruder an eine andere Person übergeben, die dann das Pseudonym "Dread Pirate Roberts" angenommen habe.
Ermittlungen gegen Karpeles
Der DHS-Beamte sagte laut dem Onlinemagazin Daily Dot aus, dass er Karpeles bei seinen zwei Jahre dauernden Ermittlungen als Silk-Road-Macher in Verdacht hatte. So habe es zahlreiche Indizien gegeben, etwa die Registrierung einer Domain Silkroadmarket.org durch Mutum Sigilum, der US-Niederlassung von Karpeles Bitcoin-Börse. Zugleich schränkte er aber ein, dass die Ermittlungen noch weiter hätten laufen müssen, um die Verdachtsmomente zu verdichten und etwa eine Verhaftung zu rechtfertigen. Im Mai 2013 hatte das DHS im Rahmen dieser und separater Ermittlungen gegen Karpeles Konten von Mutum Sigillum – der US-Niederlassung von Mt. Gox – eingefroren.
Screenshot Mark Karpeles wies die Anschuldigungen via Twitter zurück Bild: Screenshot
Bei einem darauf folgenden Treffen von Ermittlern und Anwälten von Karpeles hätten diese das Thema Silk Road aufgebracht und einen Deal vorgeschlagen: Karpeles sei bereit, den mutmaßlichen Betreiber der Plattform ans Messer zu liefern, wenn im Gegenzug Vorwürfe gegen ihn fallengelassen würden. Die Verteidigung von Ross U. behauptet nun, dass ihr Mandant zu diesem Zeitpunkt angelockt wurde, wieder bei der Silk Road einzusteigen – als nichtsahnender Strohmann.
"Ich bin nicht und war auch nie der Dread Pirate Roberts“
Mark Karpeles hat die Anschuldigung zurückgewiesen. „Es wird vielleicht enttäuschend für euch sein, aber ich bin nicht und war auch nie der Dread Pirate Roberts“, erklärte er über seinen Twitter-Account. Gegenüber Ars Technica führte er aus, keine Verbindung mit der Silk Road gehabt zu haben. Die fragliche Domain habe ein Kunde seines Hosting-Services Kalyhost.com registriert. Auf die Frage nach einem Deal zwischen seinen Anwälten und Ermittlern wollte er nicht ins Detail gehen. Es habe Zusammenarbeit mit Ermittlern gegeben, Ross U. sei ihm jedoch nicht bekannt gewesen.
Laut einem Bericht von Le Monde ist Karpeles bereits vorbestraft: 2010 wurde der zuvor nach Japan ausgewanderte Franzose in Abwesenheit zu einer Haftstrafe wegen Betrugs verurteilt. Die Untersuchungen zur Insolvenz seiner Börse Mt. Gox deuten laut Berichten darauf, dass die Plattform nicht durch einen Hack, sondern eine Insidertat große Mengen an Bitcoins einbüßte. Ob die ermittelnde Tokioter Polizei Karpeles dabei als Verdächtigen im Visier hat, ist nicht bekannt. (axk)

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Silk Road Trial: Ross Ulbricht's defense claims Mt. Gox leader was Dread Pirate Robert


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Wednesday, December 17, 2014Last Update: 1:00 PM PT

Judge Narrows Scope of Silk Road Trial
     MANHATTAN (CN) - When trial starts for alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht next month, federal prosecutors can use the website's narcotics sales evidence against him. They can introduce Ulbricht's fake IDs into evidence. They can even show a jury emails related to murder-for-hire allegations.
     But they cannot throw every illegal activity that allegedly took place on his website against him in court, a federal judge ruled at a hearing on Wednesday.
     U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest's finding narrows the government's case against Ulbricht, whom prosecutors call the chief of "the most sophisticated and extensive criminal marketplace on the Internet."
     Through anonymous, nearly untraceable Bitcoin transactions, Silk Road facilitated "hundreds of kilograms of illegal drugs and other illicit goods and services to well over a hundred thousand buyers worldwide," the indictment alleges.
     Prosecutors believe that Ulbricht is "Dread Pirate Roberts," the pseudonym of the site's owner.
     With his trial weeks away, the parties met for a final pretrial conference where Forrest warned prosecutors that their conspiracy tries to prove too much.
     "I want to say to the government that I'm troubled by the breadth of your theory on the nature of your conspiracy," she said.
     She explained that the indictment lumps a wide range of wares - from narcotics to knockoff Gucci belts to counterfeit currencies and more - under the same alleged plot.
     "I find that extraordinarily broad," she said.
     Ulbricht's lawyer, Joshua Dratel, has objected to that aspect of the case too, and he has argued that this only showed that Silk Road kept a hands-off approach to what its users sold. He compared prosecuting the website for conspiracy to charging AT&T, or landlords, for plotting with drug dealers who use their phones or live in their buildings.
     Assistant U.S. Attorney Serrin Turner claims that Ulbricht was very much a part of Silk Road's trade, and even grew magic mushrooms to test sales on the website.
     "I know that the defense wants to argue this was a neutral site," he said. "The point is, this was a marketplace that caters to criminals."
     Forrest was not persuaded.
     "What I'm concerned about is the conspiracy of all things illegal," she said.
     Dratel added that there was an "apples and oranges aspect" to the government's approach.
     "At the end of the day, we have this giant tail wagging this tiny dog," he said.
     Although Dratel succeeded in narrowing the case against Ulbricht, he was unable to bar some of the more sensational evidence against him.
     Forrest ruled that fake IDs that Ulbricht allegedly bought are fair game for trial.
     Since Ulbricht allegedly brought those IDs on Silk Road, the evidence could be used to show that he tried "a sampling of the goods," and had a "consciousness of guilt," Forrest ruled.
     Even though Ulbricht is not charged with murder-for-hire in New York, the jury here can also see emails suggesting that he hired a hit man to kill a Silk Road user who threatened to release the identities of thousands of other customers. Ulbricht was charged for this alleged conspiracy in Maryland.
     But Silk Road's trade of online music, guns, armory, silencers and the rest of it have no place in next month's trial.
     "You have quite a story, without all of that," Forrest told prosecutors.
     The judge also forbade either side from commenting on Ulbricht's widely reported libertarian politics.
     Forbes delved into Ulbricht's college activism, support for Tea Party intellectual godfather Ron Paul and a mission statement of Silk Road two years ago to hammer home this point.
     It then quoted Dread Pirate Roberts as having written: "Silk Road was founded on libertarian principles and continues to be operated on them. The same principles that have allowed Silk Road to flourish can and do work anywhere human beings come together. The only difference is that the State is unable to get its thieving murderous mitts on it."
      Forrest warned that sentiments like these are not for the jury.
     "Whether you like the politics or don't like the politics is totally irrelevant to whether the government has met its burden of proof," she said.
     Jury selection will begin on Jan. 5.

Editor's Note: The original version of this article attributed a quote from Dread Pirate Roberts to his suspected real-life alter ego, Ross Ulbricht. Courthouse News regrets the phrasing.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

How the Dark Web's New Favorite Drug Market Is Profiting From Silk Road 2's Demise

How the Dark Web’s New Favorite Drug Market Is Profiting From Silk Road 2’s Demise

When a major law enforcement crackdown killed the Silk Road 2 earlier this month, it scattered the Dark Web’s drug dealers. But one new and improved crypto market is welcoming and profiting from those refugees: an appropriately named website called Evolution.

Since the FBI’s and Europol’s Operation Onymous seized dozens of Dark Web sitesincluding the Silk Road 2, Evolution has more than tripled its rate of growth in new product listings, according to data collected by the non-profit Digital Citizens Alliance. That’s helped the eBay-style contraband bazaar’s drug offerings to grow more than 50 percent since September. Combined with the other products Evolution sells—a mix of counterfeit documents, weapons and stolen credit card numbers—it’s now the biggest black market on the Dark Web. It has around 22,000 product listings in total, far more than either Silk Road 2 or the original Silk Road ever offered.

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“Evolution is the new hot commodity,” says Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA) research director Dan Palumbo. “Clearly they’re benefiting from the Silk Road 2 shutdown.”

Narcotrafficking by the Numbers

Evolution was adding new product listings at a rate of between 80 and 90 a day before Operation Onymous, by the DCA’s count. Since the seizure of drug markets including Silk Road 2, Hydra, Cloud 9 and Pandora, Evolution has now been adding around 280 product listings a day. Additionally, many Evolution vendors used to list their wares on Silk Road 2 as well, but “now this will be the sole focus of their business,” says Palumbo.

Even before the Silk Road 2 was seized earlier and its alleged administrator Blake Benthall arrested, its popularity had been waning. It had been recently surpassed in size by not only Evolution, but also another drug site called Agora. As of a count of product listings by the DCA in late October, Agora was actually the top market on the collection of sites that run on the anonymity software Tor, with 18,250 listings. That was 2,000 more than the Silk Road and a few dozen more than Evolution, though Evolution’s recent boost has allowed it to outpace Agora. Silk Road 2’s plummeting market share resulted from a mixture of misfortune and incompetence: In early 2014 the site claimed it had been hacked, with $2.7 million worth of users’ bitcoins stolen from its escrow services. Since then, it had offered no escrow at all, leaving buyers dangerously vulnerable to being scammed.

Evolution doesn’t just offer an escrow, but also takes advantage of a more advanced feature built into bitcoin known as multi-signature transactions. That feature is designed to prevent both scams and seizure of escrow funds by law enforcement. It requires two out of three parties—the buyer, the user, and the site itself—to sign off on a deal before the escrowed bitcoins can be transferred. Evolution has also had much faster pageload times than competitors, most of whom run painfully slowly thanks to Tor’s process of routing web traffic among randomly chosen computers around the world. (Just how Evolution managed those speeds despite running on Tor itself isn’t clear.) And it has been online far more reliably: The website Darknet Stats counts Evolution as online 97 percent of the time, compared with 83 percent for Agora and 93.5 percent for Silk Road 2 at last check in September.

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All of that has made Evolution the go-to haven for drug dealers fleeing the Silk Road 2. Another site calling itself Silk Road 3 in a bid to win over the Silk Road’s users, by contrast, has less than a thousand listings. When someone calling himself the Dread Pirate Roberts held an “ask me anything” session in Reddit’s dark net markets forum and claimed to be the new administrator of the Silk Road, he was mocked and asked questions like, “Where do you plan on doing your upcoming stint in prison?”

Just how the new top black markets like Agora and Evolution survived the feds’ Operation Onymous, however, isn’t entirely clear. Some in the security community have speculated that the crackdown used a new de-anonymization attack against Tor, and that the only sites that were spared from that attack were those hosted in places like Russia or China, beyond western law enforcement’s reach.

Getting Smaller, Cleaner, and Darker

In fact, the cops did seize one site calling itself Evolution: a scammy clone created to trick users into handing over their bitcoins. Security researcher Nik Cubrilovic has documented how as many as a third of sites seized by Operation Onymous were scam or clone sites, particularly knockoffs of many of the top drug markets including Agora and Evolution. By clearing out those clones, law enforcement may have actually cleaned up the Dark Web, removing fraudsters and making users feel safer spending their money on reputable black markets sites like Evolution.

Evolution’s rise in the Dark Web drug trade signals perhaps the final shift away from the political roots of the original Silk Road. The Silk Road’s administrator known as the Dread Pirate Roberts, after all, espoused radical libertarian views and banned all but victimless contraband on the site. Evolution’s creator, by contrast, is a mysterious figure known as Verto who previously ran the Tor Carding Forum, a credit card fraud site. And in addition to drugs, counterfeits and guns, Evolution also sells stolen credit cards, a kind of crime never allowed on the Silk Road.“Evolution is the anti-Silk Road,” says DCA’s Palumbo. “Rather than being centered around a libertarian ideal, it’s just a business.”

If the new, post-crackdown Dark Web is darker, though, it’s also smaller. Although Evolution has grown in the wake of Operation Onymous, the Dark Web drug market as a whole has been pruned dramatically to a total of about 44,000 listings compared with 65,500 listings in August, according to the DCA. That brings it below even the 46,000 listings on the sites in January of this year.

But Palumbo says that given how fast the Dark Web grew over the last year, that setback isn’t likely to last. “If I had to guess, I would imagine you’ll see new sites pop up, and someone will take place of Silk Road as the third major market,” he says, “I wouldn’t be shocked at all to see them overtake the total number of listings before the takedown

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Business Is Booming Again In The 'Dark' Online Drug Market

When the well-known drug marketplace Silk Road 2.0 and other services were seized last month by a joint international law enforcement operation, many online communities that hide behind a web of anonymity via the Tor (The Onion Router) network had a virtual near-death experience. Code-named Operation Onymous, the action followed the arrest of Blake Benthall, aka Defcon, the site’s 26-year-old lead administrator. Benthall, who allegedly confessed soon after his arrest, was apprehended in San Francisco after putting a $72,000 down payment on a Tesla in bitcoins, the anonymous currency used on Silk Road.
The following day, the FBI and the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, working with 16 EU nations, released numerous press releases celebrating what seemed to some a large win in the drug war and the exploding dark-net market trend. The UK’s National Crime Agency announced, “International Law Enforcement deals major blow to dark web markets.”
Among the 27 dark-net marketplaces shut down alongside Silk Road 2.0, only Hydra, Alpaca, Cloud 9 and Cannabis Road ranked as larger active drug bazaars, with most others being known scamming markets for stolen credit card information, weapons or drugs—they do not deliver the goods or services purchased.Silk Road 3.0The Silk Road
Now, only six weeks after the high-profile Onymous seizures, business is once again brisk at the dark-net marketplaces. While actual numbers are unavailable, the official marketplace list of Deep Dot Web, which monitors in real time the safety and functionality of such sites, indicates that black market entrepreneurs have opened several brand-new marketplaces, such as Middle Earth and SilkKitien. Real Hosting, an anonymous Tor hosting service, reports numerous weekly requests from people interested in starting new ones. All of which is great news for those who believe that the dark web drug dealing promotes safety and freedom.
“There’s more of us than them. Even if it takes migrating to mesh networks built upon individual users’ mobile phones, we will have our way,” ChemicalLiberty, a UK vendor of the powerful psychedelic drug DMT, states on a forum at the Evolution marketplace. “The Internet has provided a means for the oppressed masses to build confidence and empower each other to break the reign of the wealthy ruling class. In our lifetime we will see massive revolution and redistribution of wealth and power. The unimaginable consequences of this transformation will happen faster than anyone dares predict.”
The heady rhetoric has been fairly standard among buyers and sellers even since the original incarnation of Silk Road launched in February 2011. Later that year Gawker article shone a light on it. Since then the Silk Road has been rocky. In November 2013, the marketplace was seized by the FBI, and Ross William Ulbricht was arrested on allegations of being the owner of the market. Silk Road 2.0 started up just months later under the control of Ulbricht’s second in command, who took up the Dread Pirate Roberts mantel.
Last December, federal agents arrested three of Silk Road 2.0′s admins, and the second Dread Pirate Roberts went into retirement, leaving Silk Road 2.0 in the care of his second in command, Defcon. In February, a major hack claimed $2.7 million worth of bitcoins, and Defcon vowed to re-pay the stolen amount through the commissions earned on the site. This was the beginning of the end for Silk Road 2.0.
“There’s more of us than them. Even if it takes migrating to mesh networks built upon individual users’ mobile phones, we will have our way,” says ChemicalLiberty, a UK vendor on Evolution. “The Internet has provided a means for the oppressed masses to break the reign of the ruling class. The consequences will happen faster than anyone dares predict.”
Vendors like ChemicalLiberty abandoned Silk Road 2.0 in favor of other large markets such as Evolution and Agora that provide better all-around security. These measures include an escrow service, which allows users to store their funds on the market’s server until they receive their goods or services and release the funds to the vendor. (Escrow plays an important role in creating the web of trust in dark-net marketplaces.) Agora and Evolution also offer two-factor authentication, a feature that, when activated, requires the user to decrypt a message specific to their public encryption key prior to logging in.Fake ID listings on Silk Road 2.0The Silk Road
But this gain in security has come at the loss in credibility, according to critics. The Evolution marketplace, which has tripled its sales over the past five months, accepts stolen credit card information and credit card dumps, a service widely viewed as immoral and contrary to the standard “victimless crime” mentality that Silk Road started with. “It’s moved well beyond victimless crime,” a researcher for the nonprofit Digital Citizens Alliance told Wired magazine. “The libertarian ideals behind Silk Road were about giving everyone free choice. Now it’s gone past drugs to fraud. It’s just about making money.”
Some Evolution members see credit-card fraud differently. “I personally believe if you’re going after credit cards that at the end of the day it falls on the bank’s part. It’s cool. No problemo with that. Yes, it’s inconvenient for people, but they don’t lose anything in the end,” posted hdmi on Evolution’s forum.
Evolution does, however, draw some moral red lines, outlawing child pornography, murder/assassination/terrorism, sex and/or prostitution, Ponzi schemes and investment opportunities, lotteries and raffles. Agora keeps closer to the original Silk Road philosophies and bans stolen credit card information, although it does allow the sale of account information from PayPal and other online financial institutes.
Veteran users of the hidden services may have abandoned Silk Road, but the name and brand have not been abandoned. A small marketplace called Diabolous quickly re-branded itself as Silk Road 3.0 Reloaded in an attempt to capitalize on the legend’s name. The transformation included the adoption of Silk Road’s infamous logo of a nomad riding a green camel and the head admin’s adopting the moniker Dread Pirate Roberts.
But Deep Dot Web has banned the listing of the market due to the re-use of the “Silk Road” name, and many users recommend avoiding the new Silk Road. “It does not matter who is running the site, the SilkRoad dream is done. It’s time to move on,” comments dark net frequenter RR. “I’m happy remembering SilkRoad 1.0 in its full glory and not as the site that just didn’t know when to admit defeat. If we keep rebuilding a site and naming it the same thing faces the full force of the law enforcement departments who now hold a grudge against the name. It’s time for something fresh and it needs to be kept more of a secret. Throwing it in the spotlight is the beginning of the end for these sites.”
It is too early to signal all-clear at the dark-web drug bazaars. The dark web is only possible with Tor, which is the most sophisticated means for hiding your physical location while browsing the web and also allows for the creation of hidden sites running off of servers that may not even “know” the sites are even there. Otherwise, Internet drug marketplaces are shut down quickly and easily, and a federal subpoena will reveal the records of whoever rents the server space.
“As further site closures are achieved, the surviving cryptomarkets will adapt and improve site security,” James Martin said in an email. “Unless there is a follow-up operation sometime soon, particularly one that results in a large number of arrests, then cryptomarkets will continue to grow and diversify.”
If the feds have figured out how to de-anonymize Tor, the markets are done. (The I2P Anonymous Network, the only comparable network, is infamously flawed.) The Tor Project acknowledges that the implications of Operation Onymous remain uncertain. “As you can see, we still don’t know what happened, and it’s hard to give concrete suggestions blindly,” an announcement on their website reads.
There may be vulnerabilities in Tor’s infrastructure. It is also worth nothing that the many mistakes in Silk Road 2.0′s security may have enabled the FBI to uncover a server that hosted a variety of the now-defunct hidden services. According to the official affidavit against Benthall, the 26-year-old was almost comically inept. The lack of protocols has since been a hot topic of discussion on Kingdom, a general dark-net marketplace forum.
One vendor known as MarrakeshXpress says of Benthall’s character, “Defcon is a jerk.…He was a terrible admin. I can’t remember a single promise or deadline that he ever kept. He posted rarely and when he did, his posts had an air of superiority, like he thought he was too good to post to the community he was supposed to be leading.”
James Martin, an Australian criminologist and author of Lost on the Silk Road, a study of how online communication technology is transforming crime, believes that dark-web commerce is sustainable over the long term. “As further site closures are achieved, the surviving cryptomarkets will adapt and improve site security,” he said in an email. “Unless there is a follow-up operation sometime soon, particularly one that results in a large number of arrests—something that Onymous did not achieve—then cryptomarkets will continue to grow and diversify.”
Dark net user Jack Harkness agrees, albeit in the high-flying rhetoric typical of his ilk: “This is an ongoing conflict, and it is almost certain no market will survive forever. However, for each that falls more will arise, many of them wiser and more resilient. This is evolution in action. And the genus of these enterprises is still very young. Whatever method is being employed by these agencies can be circumvented.”
Whether or not such faith in evolution—or Evolution—on the dark web is misplaced, it is too early to tell. But one thing is certain: The human appetite for drugs, and for making money off of drugs, has proved, at least until now, stronger than any form of prohibition.

Some new markets........Toms Market,Evolution Market & AGORA and many more.....

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Invite / Referral Only markets

This category is for markets that require an invite code or a referral link in order to register. We have included valid links that will enable registration. Please note: safety is not guaranteed! For the highest level of security, use multisig markets.
2.25 (4 reviews)
Market Forum Url http://tomf2fo56wthggwk.onion/
Notes The Onion Market. Advanced bitcoin market for drugs.  Offers Multisig Transactions (tutorial here)

Multisig or Trusted

This category is for dark net markets that utilize multisig transactions, or those that have displayed great conduct over a long period of time—with no security issues, minimal reports about scamming or technical issues, and administrators that have proven their competency. Usage guides for multisig transactions on the various dark net markets can be found here.
1.67 (3 reviews)
Marketplace url http://panaceaz4give75l.onion
Sub reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/panacea/
Notes Marketplace for cannabis products. Supports Multisig.
2.25 (4 reviews)
Market Forum Url http://tomf2fo56wthggwk.onion/
Notes The Onion Market. Advanced bitcoin market for drugs.  Offers Multisig Transactions (tutorial here)
3.04 (82 reviews)
Marketplace url http://k5zq47j6wd3wdvjq.onion
Market Forum Url http://i25c62nvu4cgeqyz.onion
Sub reddit http://www.reddit.com/r/EvolutionMarket
Notes Offering multisig (guide) as well as normal escrow - The #2 or #3 largest market by trade volume and have been operating escrow services on TCF since June 2012 before opening the evolution marketplace. We have conducted an interview with Evolution's PR guy Boogie, you can read it Here.

Escrow Markets

Markets using regular escrow & FE (Finalize Early).
0.00 (1 review)
Market Forum Url http://ltxocqh4nvwkofil.onion:8080/
Notes Been Around for a few months now - uses Traditional escrow system
5.00 (1 review)
Marketplace url ~Banned~
Notes Silk Road 3, Silk Road Reloaded or any other site using the silk road name after the takedown of silk road 2 (which was also a scam site), is 100% SCAM and should be avoided at all costs.
The only reason for any site operator to name his site after Silk road is to lure new users who doesn't know any better and most likely, sooner or later, steal their money,  no site or URL using the "silk road" brand name will be listed in this list or anywhere else on this site, and i have placed this listing Of silk road 3 url as a warning, since many people are still falling for that trap.
The Silk Road Brand is Dead.  If you want to find a reliable dark net market than our Dark net Markets Comparison Chart is a great place to start with.
3.94 (17 reviews)
Market Forum Url http://outforumbpapnpqr.onion
Notes Traditional escrow market, we conducted an interview with admin of the site, you can read it here
4.90 (5 reviews)
Marketplace url http://nucleuspf3izq7o6.onion/
Market Forum Url http://z34uj4opd3tejafn.onion/
Notes Normal Escrow marketplace - supports Bitcoin, Litcoin and Darkcoin
3.10 (5 reviews)
Marketplace url http://fiftyonecrklhzhe.onion
Notes Normal Escrow marketplace created by former admins of Outlaw markets
3.94 (16 reviews)
Marketplace url http://mango7u3rivtwxy7.onion
Notes Traditional Escrow marketplace - Uses Javascript but offers an option to disable it.
3.50 (6 reviews)
Marketplace url http://ramp2bombkadwvgz.onion
Sub reddit None
Notes A Thriving Russian marketplace (forum based), i don’t speak Russian but i have heard some reports about this marketplace being legit. don’t take my word, check for yourself.
Marketplace url http://2mybnercfcums5lj.onion/
Market Forum Url http://bm26rwk32m7u7rec.onion/
Notes One of the new marketplaces, Mostly Psychedelics, No fees , No wallets and P2P transactions.

Vendors Shops

These sites are not markets, they are individual vendors who operate their own sites. Since its harder to find reliable reviews for most of these vendor shops, use your judgment before making any purchases.
Marketplace url http://darknet4x3hcv5zp.onion/
Notes Dark Net hosting and vendor shop services.

Markets For Specific Languages / Countries

Dark net markets that are in languages other than English or are targeted at specific countries.
Finnish: Silkkitie: http://silkkitiehdg5mug.onion
French: French Dark Place 2.0: http://ruzh5shkcme2tpfk.onion
Polish: Torepublic Market: URL: http://nco5ranerted3nkt.onion/forum/market.php Forum: http://nco5ranerted3nkt.onion/forum/
Russian: Ramp Url: http://ramp2bombkadwvgz.onion
Italian: Babylon: http://babylonxjrtdyomy.onion
Italian IDC: http://2qrdpvonwwqnic7j.onion/

New Markets & Under Construction

New markets will spend some time in this section of the list until they prove themselves to be stable enough for the main section.
New Markets (Either new or we have no reviews about them)
System D: http://systemdhigutgo2d.onionForums: http://sdforumsaxdx3iwg.onion/
Under construction:

Misc Links

Shared Coin: https://sharedcoin.com/
provides privacy for your transactions by combining your transaction with other people’s.
Grams Helix: http://grams7enufi7jmdl.onion/helix
Bitcoin cleaning service – doesn’t just mix your bitcoins it gives you brand new ones.
Bitrated: https://www.bitrated.com/
Open Source Multisig solution
All Market Vendor directory: http://directory4iisquf.onion
Vendor PGP key Search: http://lbnugoq5na3mzkgv.onion
Bitcoin Fog: http://foggeddriztrcar2.onion
Bitcoins mixer and tumbling service
Coinmixer.io:  https://bitmixer.io/
Bitcoins mixer and tumbling service
Bitlaunder: http://app.bitlaundry.com/
Bitcoins mixer and tumbling service