HugBunter is Offering $1K for a CGMC Archive


HugBunter is offering a $1,000 reward for a copy of some or all of the data from Cannabis Growers & Merchants Cooperative, a market that unexpectedly exited earlier this year. The CGMC data will be used to complete Recon, a darkweb search engine with information from almost every major darkweb marketplace.

Correction: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that CGMC had exit scammed when, in fact, no users of the market lost money. We acknowledged this in the post about CGMC’s exit but accidentally called the exit an exit scam.

HugBunter, the developer of Dread, has almost finished creating a replacement for the original darkweb search engine, Grams. His project, Recon, is nearly complete. He has imported vendor reviews, PGP keys, and other information from almost every major darkweb marketplace. Recon, in its current state, is missing vendor data from CGMC. He has been searching privately for a scrape of the market for months without success. Below is the message posted on Dread about the reward.

The CGMC Logo

The CGMC Logo


If anyone out there has any scrapes of CGMC that includes at minimum the following:

I am offering a 1k bounty for this scrape as the data is required for archival purposes. Please get in touch and anyone who is willing to further fund this bounty it would be really appreciated as it may encourage anyone with access to academic archives of such data to come forward and supply this.

An extra $500 if the scrapes include the vendor’s feedback and is dated between 2018-2019.

This is one of the only established markets I am missing crucial data for and research has led me to believe there are no public archives available. I have high hopes that there are even phishers out there that this post can appeal to as you may have a static copy of the market you used for phishing purposes.

The Frontpage of CGMC

The Frontpage of CGMC

I held off on scraping them due to their implementation of my API for gathering this data, however their untimely closure meant that I was left without it.

I would also be interested to hear from anyone who has an AlphaBay scrape that is more up to date than that of Gwern’s archives, possibly a 20162017 scrape. I am aware of the existance of multiple academic scrapes for this, which I would not be able to access.

Before it is suggested, Michael McKenna and Sigi Goode’s 2017 AlphaBay scrape does not contain any relevant data.


If you have any if the information mentioned in his post, shoot him a message on Dread or send an email to darknetlive for details on contacting HugBunter through a more appropriate channel.

Comments (27)

no exit scam

CGMC was a sudden shutdown, not an exit scam. They finalized every outstanding order and sent funds to the vendor’s withdraw address.
The market never took any coins.

anon

They did not exit scam. They allowed all vendors to withdraw funds in escrow and gave people multiple days to save PGP keys and etc… before taking down the site.

No EXIT scam. the CGMC was run by amazing people.

WeRememberCGMC

CGMC never exit scammed. It was the best DM site with a great community. Is this Hugs new order from LE? Hope no one sells it to him or to DHS and FBI. If they do, hope its’ a virus infected copy. Hugs the enemy within now.

CannaHome Finn

Nice try.

You’ll never take us down.

-Finn

JoeyDiaz710

Dont think they exit scammed but from what i heard is that the admin died

Finn

This is very concerning development.

CannaHome is not affiliated with CGMC.

–Finn

Admin note: This message was signed by the comment author but we removed the signature for brevity.

Yo

Wtf is cannahome commenting here for

To Finn

Why is this “very concerning” lol

CannaHome

Wait is cannahome part of cgmc?

CalSource

MonopolyOfficial is a bitch ass snitch.

vendor

Cannahome is just a clone of CGMC. different people running it.

buyuk

I Read on walleyhet FAQ he says Calsource is gay :-)

cutlery

CGMC DID NOT EXIT SCAM THIS SHOULD BE A RED FLAG TO EVERYONE ON DREAD WHY IS HE TRYING TO BUY INFO TO THIS SITE AND WHY DOES HE ONLY WANT NAMES? AND PROOF OF SALES AFTER HE VANISHED A LITTLE WHILE BACK>??????????

Cutlery is an idiot

Cutlery has never heard of Recon or is a faggot from darknetstats

Idiot

Full of idiots

MonopolyOfficial

How much is Vendy worth dead?

MonopolyOfficial

McMental’s death would be celebrated.

removed

Removed for bullshit

shitlord80

First dredd gets raided. now hugbunter is paying for bounties for market info.

wow

Youarefuckingstupid

Does it say it was an exit scam or does it say they exited? Fucking retards!

omg69

what is going on? anyone have an indictment? who else was profiled?

HugBunter

anybody can pretend to post as hugbunter thats fud until you see an indictment

HugBunter

anybody can post as hugbunter dont believe the fud til u see an indictment

HugBunter

NO COLLUSION!

BUT HER EMAILS!?!?!

anon

The above post claiming to show that vendors are identified is fake, if you check the onion for NCIDE on dark.fail the listed vendors are not there.

i like butts

DrReefer was busted by the state of Oregon actually, not federal interesting enough!

BLACKHAT

hugbunter is the one who controls markets, you have to give him your scripts to check(he then finds weakness and takes coins )this is what happened to berlusconi the next market to go will be cryptonia we did post this on envoy for every to see they removed post quickly we said berlusconi was next to go and we was right, hugbunter is fbi agent,do not trust the hub dark net avengers or envoy dread,the only real market’s out there are cannazon and bit bazar the rest are under hugs control,

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