WASHINGTON, dark market link web sites April 5 (Reuters) – The U.S.Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Tuesday on a Russia-based darknet market site and dark market link a cryptocurrency exchange that it said operates primarily out of Moscow and darknet market markets St. Petersburg.

The sanctions against Russia-Based Hydra and darkmarket link currency exchange Garantex, published on the Treasury Department’s website, „send a message today to criminals that you cannot hide on the darknet market or their forums, and you cannot hide in Russia or anywhere else in the world,“ U.S.Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said.

(Reporting by Rami Ayyub Editing by Chris Reese)