Tuesday, July 23, 2024

A Largest Dark Web Marketplace “Dream Market” Admin & Drug Dealer Sentenced 20 Years in Prison

Dark web marketplace drug dealer Sentenced 20 Years in Prison for distributing controlled substances and conspiracy to launder money.

A French man Gal Vallerius, aka “Oxymonster,” 36 who was serving at times as an administrator and senior moderator on one of the largest dark web criminal marketplaces “Dream Market”

Dream Market (hxxp://jd6yhuwcivehvdt4(dot)onion/) is an online darknet market started in 2013 that operates on a hidden service of the Tor network, allowing online users to browse anonymously and securely.

Marketplace sells a variety of content, including drugs, stolen data, and counterfeit consumer goods, all using the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

Gal Vallerius pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Robert N. Scola Jr. in the Southern District of Florida on Aug. 28 and he was sentenced to serve 240 months in prison and 99.98947177 bitcoin and 121.94805811 bitcoin cash to pay as a penalty.

According to the Department of Justice agreed upon factual proffer, Vallerius first participated in the conspiracy by becoming a vendor on Dream Market.  As a vendor, he sold Oxycodone and Ritalin under the moniker “Oxymonster.”  Shortly thereafter, Dream Market employed the defendant who acted at times as an administrator and senior moderator.

“In these positions, he played a role supporting the daily illicit transactions between buyers and vendors on Dream Market, such as trafficking in narcotics, and the laundering of illicit proceeds using virtual currencies, Dream Market’s tumblers and the dark web.”

In this case his major responsibility daily illicit transactions between buyers and vendors on Dream Market such as trafficking in narcotics, and the laundering of illicit proceeds using virtual currencies.

He was arrested in France international Airport when he was going to attend worldwide beard competition in Austin, Texas.

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