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Department of Justice officials announced Thursday in Washington, DC that in conjunction with law enforcement across several countries, they had shut down AlphaBay, the notorious online Dark Web marketplace.Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein said that Dutch authorities also shut down Hansa Market, another Tor-hidden underground drug market.
Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe estimated that AlphaBay was “10 times the size of Silk Road.”
Federal officials confirmed the recent death of Alexandre Cazes, whom they said was the Thailand-based Canadian mastermind behind AlphaBay, and announced that civil forfeiture actions had also begun.

That documents cites that as of June 2017, AlphaBay had over 369,000 listings.
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