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News 20 July, 2017
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    Alexandre Cazes

    Amélie St-Yves

    Thursday, 20 July 2017 11:49

    Thursday, 20 July 2017 11:49

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    THREE RIVERS | The american authorities have announced this morning that the site AlphaBay, which was used to buy and sell hard drugs and firearms in the deep web, and which had been created and administered by a he, has been closed for good.

    Two weeks and a day after the arrest of Alexandre Cazes, 25 years old, a He that led the big life in Thailand, the u.s. department of justice shed some light on this matter.

    Cazes had set up a site that allowed you to buy and sell anonymously on the Internet of hard drugs such as fentanyl and heroin, forged documents, even chemicals and firearms. According to the figures advanced by the authorities, there were more than 200 000 users of this site around the world, and approximately 40 000 vendors.

    “This is probably the most important criminal investigation of the year, to close the largest market on the Dark Net in history”, said the attorney general of the United States Jeff Sessions.

    The site was functional for two years. Recall that Cazes has hanged himself in his cell in Thailand after he was arrested by the FBI. Searches had been carried out, among others, at Three Rivers, and Montreal in the course of the investigation.

    More details to come.