In March 2019, Dream Market announced that the market would be shutting down. A partner company would be launching a market as a Dream replacement. After a couple of silent months, many suspected no such partner company even existed. Now, in early July, Dream Market’s replacement–SamSara Market–has launched.
Dream Vendor "Sinmed" Charged in Record Pill Bust
An investigation into millions of dollars worth of drug proceeds, shell companies, and money laundering led to the largest pill bust in New Jersey history. The vendor was identified as a prolific Dream Market vendor known as “Sinmed.”
Dream Market Staff Comment on the Market Shutdown
In a post on the Dream Market subdread, a moderator for the market posted an official statement from the staff at Dream that attempts to answer question from the community. The message stated that the decision to sell came from the ongoing DDoS attacks affecting several darkweb marketplaces.
Dream Market is Shutting Down
According to an announcement on the Dream Market homepage, the marketplace is shutting down and transferring into the hands of a new company.
DoJ: Dream Vendor "CokeWave" Arrested in California
Two men from Sacramento, California, were indicted in an eleven-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on October 11. According to the indictment, both men sold cocaine and marijuana on Dream Market.
Dream Vendor "5thAvenue" Arrested in DEA Operation
According to documents unsealed in the U.S. District Court in New Hampshire, two individuals were arrested in connection with an investigation into the Dream market vendor “5thAvenue.” One of the two suspects has been extradited to Florida as the primary suspect and alleged owner of the account and the second suspect is in custody in New Hampshire pending trial.
Press Release: Darkweb Vendor "DoggFood" Sentenced to Prison
Cory Nicholas Skinner aka DoggFood on Dream was sentenced to seven years in prison and four years on supervised release for selling drugs on the Dream darkweb marketplace.
Zurich Police Bust Dream Vendor "Happy-Olaf"
The Zurich law enforcement announced the arrest of several darknet vendors including Happy-Olaf and two other “top 10 darknet shops for Swiss darknet buyers.”