Unravelling the Dark Web: Hacks into hitman sites led to arrest of Singaporean

Murder plot uncovered by London-based cyber sleuth who exposed Dark Web scams

ST ILLUSTRATION: MANNY FRANCISCO

They exist in the shadowy online world to cater to clients' vengeful desires. At a click of a mouse and for the right price, you can "order" a hitman to get another person killed.

Well, that is what many clients are led to believe.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2019, with the headline 'Hacks into hitman sites led to arrest of S'porean'. Subscribe