Known until for hosting transactions for drugs, weapons and counterfeits, the Dark Web is now flourishing vaccine sales offers against Covid-19.
The Parisian looks at this growing phenomenon, which Interpol had warned about last December. Since November, “a dozen” sites offering “vaccine doses” have been listed on the dark side of the Internet.
Doses can sell between $250 and $1,000 on the Dark Web explains Le Parisien. These transactions are usually settled by Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency in vogue in recent years.
To evade the surveillance of the authorities, the owners of fraudulent sites only leave their sites online for a day, also indicates the local daily.