According to Naked Security, some Dream Market users apparently used the same credentials they had used on marketplaces which have been busted earlier such as Hansa, and didn’t have two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled, allowing police to get control of their accounts fairly easily.

[…] At least 16 different darknet vendors have been compromised because they reused passwords. All authorities had to do was reuse captured credentials to access their accounts.

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On the r/DarkNetMarkets subreddit, some guy explained what happened with his account. He said that his account was seized by Dutch police,  because he was dumb enough to use the same credentials he was using on hansamarket. He also stated that “all his informations” got changed the night Hansa was taken down.

Some sources are saying Dream market has already been compromised by law enforcement. One redditor claimed that on August 20 Dream market will be taken down by law enforcement, citing a government employee as his source.

Another user, who correctly called that Hansa was under law enforcement control, also stated that Dream market has been compromised. He stated:

This is a warning you will want to heed. Dream has been under the control of law enforcement for some time now. Within the next couple of weeks you will see a seizure notice. They are waiting to gather as many refugees from AB & Hansa as they can and then drop the hammer.

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