The man admitted that he filed incorrect tax returns several times, resulting in $238,894 in losses to the state.
The Darkweb marketplaces where the criminal worked were specifically designed to facilitate illicit trade through the use of various disguises. The police department was able to successfully track the flow of cryptocurrency and identify the criminal.
There is no information on how this happened. Law enforcement may have been working backward, constantly analyzing the actions of this particular individual. He faces up to five years in prison, with sentencing due in December.
The Florida man admitted to using “sophisticated online methods” to hide more than $1 million in cryptocurrency from the IRS.