Reports: Tormarket Scam In Progress?

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Posted by: DeepDotWeb December 23, 2013 in Featured, News Updates 4 Comments

As if the the Silk Road Drama wasn’t enough for today,  we can confirm that from about 8 hours ago Tormarket forum and the Tormarket site went down,

Hours later we have started getting reports by mail and from reddit telling us that people checking their wallets / escrow addresses of tormarket are finding out that their money was emptied out of the account, at least in the tormarket case, unlike with ths sheep case, the owner did not prolong the suffering too much, but just ran away and tool down everything at the same time,  we cant help from wondering if it was planned all along or they just got scared from all these recent SR events. either  way,  we will keep following and reporting once we have some more confirmed information.

These are some of the mails we have received (personal details removed):

From: Nathan <nathan——

Subject: Tor Market ScamMessage Body:
Not sure if you’ve heard. But tor market accounts are being emptied while the site is down, there is talk throughout the internet. Just making sure you know this.
From: james—— <james—–>
Subject: james—–@gmail.comMessage Body:
Jjust letting you guys know there are reports that tomarket has run off with members coins

Some of the reports on reddit:


Since the Tormarket Forum itself went down, the discussion continued on a Silk Road 2.0 Forum Thread:

This sure doesn’t look very encouraging for the Tormarket Situation,  as usual,  we will try to follow this as well and report once (anf if) we will have any solid information, so far it looks like the Sheep Sequel.</p>
Updated: 2013-12-23