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Feds Split Up Stolen Sheep Market Funds

In Jacksonville, Florida, United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announced that three law enforcement agencies would be “awarded” with the funds stolen by the Sheep Marketplace hackers between 2013 and 2014. The announcement took place at a Homeland Security Investigations Office in Jacksonville. And even though the ICE-HSI Special Agent in Charge, James Spero, helped make the announcement, and neither ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace Owner Gets Nine Years in Prison

  A court in the Czech Republic sentenced Tomáš Jiříkovský, the creator of the Sheep darknet marketplace, to serve nine years in prison for stealing bitcoins from the market’s users. According to the court, Jiříkovský stole bitcoin worth roughly 16 million crowns—the equivalent of $731,600 US dollars. The sentence also applies to his role as the owner of Sheep Marketplace ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace Owner Indicted and Face Years in Prison

Prosecutors in the Czech Republic have indicted Thomas Jiřikovský, the owner of the Sheep Marketplace, and his wife Eve Bartošová. Thomas Jiřikovský is responsible for the largest exit scam in the history of darknet markets. Thomas has been indicted on charges related to theft and weapons and drug trafficking, and his wife Eve has been indicted on money laundering charges. ... Read More »

Update on the Case Against the Owner of the Sheep Marketplace

Sheep Marketplace was one of the online markets that gained popularity after the fall of Silk Road 1.0. The site’s alleged owner, Tomáš Jiřikovský, was arrested in March 2015 and little information has been released since his arrest, until now. Jan Danek, head of the South Moravian police’s economic division, spoke with a local news outlet on the investigation and ... Read More »

2 Florida Men Tied To the Sheep Marketplace Hack & Exit Scam

According to Forbes, The U.S. government has seized $4.5 million from two Florida men who allegedly stole 5,400 bitcoins from illegal online drug sales site Sheep Marketplace in late 2013, shortly before the price of bitcoin hit its peak of around $1,200, according to forfeiture documents filed last week in Jacksonville, Florida. The money was forfeited back in the spring of 2014, ... Read More »

Official Info About Sheep Case From Czech Ministry of Finance

Following this article. Source of the info is /u/karleb from this thread: I have found (with a help of a friend) a small additional info about Sheep case, from Czech Ministry of Finance’s Financial Analytical Office (FAÚ) annual report FAÚ is a relatively new office that has the power to look to any Czech bank account instantly and follow the ... Read More »

Breaking: Sheep Marketplace Owner Arrested

Better late than never, but justice has been served – According to a report in archiv.ihned.cz,  The owner of Sheep Marketplace Thomas Jiřikovský – who was responsible to one the biggest exit scam in Dark net history of around $40M at the time (when the Bitcoin value was extremely high)  was arrest for money laundering after purchasing a luxury house and ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace, Is that you Again?! – Cantina Marketplace

Update 2: The market is not Sheep! Read this: Cantina Marketplace PWND: Admin Password was: “Password1″ ?! Update: We have reached out to the admins to get their comment on this matter. This is their reply, Does it make you feel safer now? (they also replied in the comments): The main story: Ok Ok, I dont know if its a ... Read More »

Uncle Scam: Czech Owner of Sheep Marketplace Working With the FBI?

Who benefited from one of the largest bitcoin heists in history?  ‘Benefit’ is an interesting word – simply because a benefit doesn’t necessarily mean a payoff in the form of currency.  Perhaps, the payoff can come in the form of a successful operation, a mission accomplished. Let us go on an adventure into an intriguing theory, based off what recent ... Read More »

Sheep Is now Officially Down!

Well That Seals the deal, if you try to browse sheep now you will see following message: Let us remind you that we have recently published a claim from one of the Sheep old moderator warning that the same owner is planning a second scam – so we urge you to think twice before trusting another marketplace, especially those who ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace Owner just Got Doxxed?!

Update:  Yes. Its very likely that he has been Doxxed… and hes identity is already known to the FBI – Read the details Here –  Was Originally posted by Gwern (Gwern.net) On Sr2 forums. Following the sheep marketplace scam – Is the owner of sheep Marketplace just got Doxxed?! – we have copied the post on reddit just a second ... Read More »

Sheep Marketplace Scam: Over 40,000,000$ in the Biggest Darknet Scam Ever!

Tl;DR: Sheep Marketplace disabled withdrawals, but allowed deposits for the past 10 days or so. They have now disabled the forums after deleting posts related to the inability to withdraw and all this just to start moving the bitcoins from the marketplace to another location (BlockChain Link –  Explanation below) * 1/12/13 Update: Sheep Marketpace is now officially Down – ... Read More »