International Business Times: Has AlphaBay pulled an exit scam? Dark web market goes mysteriously offline sparking fears of heist

6 July 2017

"Since its user base hit 200,000 in October 2015, AlphaBay has been widely regarded as the largest marketplace on the dark web, competing against the likes of Abraxas, Dream and Hansa," Rick Holland VP of Strategy at Digital Shadows told IBTimes UK. "The site has continued to add to its functionality with a steady release of new features, including Monero and security enhancements."