WASHINGTON, April 5 (Reuters) – The U.S.Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Tuesday on a Russia-based darknet market Dark market url site and dark markets 2022 a cryptocurrency exchange that it said operates primarily out of Moscow and darknet market St. Petersburg.

The sanctions against Russia-Based Hydra and dark darknet market onion currency exchange Garantex, dark web markets 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)