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

ST ILLUSTRATION: MANNY FRANCISCO

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

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'. Print Edition | Subscribe