Sheep Marketplace - Definition from the Hotspot Shield Encyclopedia
The Sheep Marketplace was a Darknet marketplace that operated on the Tor Network using Tor Hidden Services.
This black market was a lesser known marketplace on the Tor Network that saw a huge surge in popularity after the closure of the prominent Silk Road. As with other darknet black markets, the Sheep Marketplace sold a variety of illegal products such as drugs, weapons and credit card details. The Sheep Marketplace was shut down in 2013 after an incident that resulted in the theft of over $6 million worth of users Bitcoins. A vulnerability was exploited which resulted in the loss of the Bitcoins. before the incident the marketplace had reportedly blocked users from withdrawing funds.