When they arrested the alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht in San Francisco a year or so ago, there’s been a renewed spotlight on the shadowy network of the Deep Web, the sites accessible only through the encrypted Tor network. Granting users the ability to be anonymous for engaging in all kind of activities ranging from expressing political discretion to pedophiles. Mostly our awareness or consciousness is all about trafficking of illegal drugs, and further more deep web showed another one type of under-the-table service-The contract killers.
The Deep websites, with URLs consisting of random sequences of alphanumeric characters, can’t be viewed with traditional Web browsers. A Tor browser, which routes users’ information through a system of nodes around the world rendering people using the service effectively anonymous, is required to obtain access.
Some of the contract killers are listed below:
- Hitman Network, which claims to be a trio of contract killers working in the United States, Canada, and the European Union, offers people a commission for referring their friends. “Tell others about this shop, and earn 1% from every purchase they will make,” reads a message on the site.
Unlike some of the other services, which hold up their lack of ethical considerations as a selling point, Hitman Network does draw a line between what it will and will not do: “no children under 16 and no top 10 politicians.“
- “It is of mutual interest to make everything anonymous,” explains a post on the site of C’thulhu Resume, another murder-for-hire group. “It means we don’t know you and you don’t know us. We can’t send you to prison, and you can’t send us to prison.“Claiming to be an “organized criminal group, former soldiers and mercenaries from the [French Foreign Legion], highly-skilled, with military experience of more than five years,”
One of the strangest things about Deep Web murder-for-hire sites is in the way that they use marketing strategy like an legal product they might sound funny to you but these guys does take their business seriously. For example, C’thulhu Resume advertises itself with the mock cheery slogan: “The best place to put your problems is in a grave!“
- “I have gained endless experience(s) in this [sic] 7 years. It has changed me a lot. I don’t have any empathy for humans anymore,” Unfriendly Solution boasts. “This makes me the perfect professional for taking care of your problems and makes me better than other hitmen. If you pay enough I’ll do ANYTHING to the desired victim. If I say anything I mean anything.”
Unfriendly Solution only accepts payment in Bitcoin, the standard currency for Deep Web transactions. Bitcoins can be transferred electronically between computers or smartphones without an intermediary institution—making it a safe unit of exchange for people who don’t want their financial activities monitored.
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