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Europol coordinates the DisrupTor operation against the Dark Web

09/29/2020

Operation DisrupTor is the name given to an international collaboration between various bodies, such as the German Federal Criminal Police (Bundeskriminalamt), the Dutch National Police (Politie), Europol, Eurojust and various US government agencies, directed against illegal activities in the Dark Web.

As a result of this operation, 179 vendors who participated in tens of thousands of sales of illicit goods were arrested in Europe and the United States. More than $ 6.5 million, both in cash and cryptocurrencies, were seized, along with about 500 kilograms of drugs and 64 firearms.