UnderMarket 2.0, a dark web marketplace, is a fraudulent website
"ODN" recently received a report from "Venny", an enthusiastic netizen, that the English darknet marketplace "UnderMarket 2.0" is a fraudulent website, and said "The amount is not much, but it is also a lesson in blood. After receiving the report, "ODN" from the "666 Dark Web Directory" to find the dark web marketplace "UnderMarket 2.0" After carefully examining the dark web market, "ODN" concluded that "UnderMarket 2.0" was indeed a fraudulent website and promptly shared the conclusion with the official of "666 Dark Web Directory" via email. The conclusion was promptly shared with the official of "666 Dark Web Directory" via email.
"UnderMarket 2.0's dark web onion domain URL is http://puyr3jb76flvqemhkllg5bttt2dmiaexs3ggmfpyewc44vt5265uuaad.onion
In the "666 Dark Web Directory", we found that the administrator had placed the dark web market in the "Scam Sites" category and marked it as "Confirmed Scam" In the introduction of this dark web marketplace, we see the following description "The oldest working marketplace at the moment. Anonymous marketplace with Multisig escrow. Carding, pp, gc, weed, electronics and other stuff. Have thousands reviews all over the network. very helpful admin. 60+ active vendors".
In addition, the dark web marketplace has an affiliated status site, The Onion at http://oxkmfy4nigd2sepeq3pu2k542ovkkikl6kjq2h7fe6px3jdzw574zkqd.onion, which opens to reveal a number of historical announcements and is described as " This is the UnderMarket status page. All updates and announcements are posted here. Save all the market links below to have a 24/7 access to the market. "
The dark web marketplace also has an official Telegram channel created on March 4, 2020 at https://t.me/undermarket_2_0. Many announcements are also posted to make unknown people think that this dark web marketplace is reliable.
According to the article on the status website, it is confirmed that the trading market should have been built earlier than 2018, and the website is also full of convincing words: "UnderMarket is a completely anonymous and highly secure marketplace. We do not require user registration and we do not store your coins, but multi-signature escrow. ", "UnderMarket aims to be a clear, friendly and very easy to use marketplace with strong security for its users."
Popular items offered by vendors of this exchange marketplace include
Stolen cryptocurrency wallets
Amazon gift cards
Hacking and cracking services
Real documents, registered with the government
PayPal accounts that offer withdrawal services
Original unlocked version of iPhone
Virtual VISA gift cards
Cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine
Cloned credit cards
Copies of high quality drawing files
Apple Store and AppStore gift cards
EU and UK medical and police documents
Replicas of Swiss watches
Diamond cut, gold and platinum bars
Magnetic stripe and chip prepaid cards
High quality U.S. dollar, Euro, and Indian rupee banknotes
High quality cigarettes
eBay virtual gift cards
Cocaine from Peru and Colombia
Ecstasy, cannabis oil and juice
The user "Venny" said "he spent $265 but got nothing, the delivery number given was fake".
The screenshot shows that the user "Venny" in the site topped up 1748.264 dog coins, then worth about 265 knife, trying to buy a 256GB iPhone 13, topped up the third-party hosting address of the marketplace for the transaction is DTKfH4xQqD7rsc2Gyr6MxotRsykavHCu7Y, the transaction record is
The other party provided the UPS shipping order number: 1Z3230840375903273, but the netizen "Venny" went to the UPS website to check, found that the single number does not exist, only to learn that they were cheated.
"ODN" searched the Internet and found that as early as three years ago, a well-known forum reddit users posted that "UNDERMARKET 2.0 IS A BIG SCAM":
HELLO ALL MAKE SURE NO ONE BUYS FROM UNDERMARKET 2.0. ITS A BIG SCAMMER WEBSITE. YOU WILL BE OUT OF POCKET.
THEIR ESCROW IS SCAM AS WELL.
BOUGHT FROM THEIR WEBSITE NEVER RECEIVED PRODUCT NOR REFUND.
ALL UCHAT AND MESSAGES AND VENDORS ARE ALL SAME PERSON. WHEN I SAW THEIR UCHAT ( GROUP DISCUSSION) LOT OF PEOPLE HAVING GROUP CHAT I THOUGHT ITS AN ACTIVE WEBSITE BUT UNFORTUNATELY ITS ALL FAKE.
I CANT PUT URL ON HERE BUT DONT WASTE YOUR BTC ON THIS SCAMMERS
Two users replied as follows: "You are 100% right. Unfortunately i have not seen your post early…. I placed 2 orders. And nothing. Nobody has responded on my messages. Escrow system does not work. No items, no refund, no respons. Is 100% SCAMMERS…", "I have order too on this market. Undermarket 2.0 is a big scam."
Given that the "666 Dark Web Directory" has placed the dark web marketplace in the "Scam Sites" category, "ODN" cautions people to be worried. Search the reputation of the site before paying for transactions in the dark web and be careful to identify scam sites.
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