Operation Bayonet (darknet)

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Operation Bayonet was a multinational law enforcement operation culminating in 2017 targeting the AlphaBay and Hansa darknet markets.[1][2][3] Many other darknet markets were also shut down.[4]


  1. ^ McMillan, Robert; Viswanatha, Aruna (13 July 2017). "Illegal-Goods Website AlphaBay Shut Following Law-Enforcement Action". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ Statt, Nick (14 July 2017). "Dark Web drug marketplace AlphaBay was shut down by law enforcement". The Verge. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  3. ^ Greenberg, Andy (20 July 2017). "Global Police Spring a Trap on Thousands of Dark Web Users". WIRED. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Massive blow to criminal Dark Web activities after globally coordinated operation". 20 July 2017. Retrieved 20 July 2017.