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ALPHABAY MEGATHREAD--All Alphabay issues go here.

by /u/samwhiskey MOD · 2 votes · 1 week ago

Way too many new accounts spreading fud. If you have an issue comment here and feel free to tag an alphabay dread representative.

Remember that they do not provide market support via dread. Make a ticket on the market, make a post in /d/alphabay. If you feel the need to reach a different audience them make a comment here.

Any posts outside this megathread will be removed.

If you need to talk to /d/darknetmarkets mods use modmail.


Comments (76)
/u/belladonna · 4 votes · 1 week ago · Link

This was downvoted the previous time I posted it and I copy-paste it verbatim here as it is the truth and can be verified. My ticket number is #f5MSRO7rwbhb

Original post - /post/3254da845068cb928623/#c-b6510a4c23b797f89b

I have 6 month old ticket of which I have raised attention on multiple occasions to no avail and I am certainly not alone...

This could be a joke if it wasn't the truth:





/u/toohottohandle · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

I'm exactly the same boat as you, it's taking a little too long for DeSnake to reply back, I honestly reckon he doesn't even care about the old tickets anymore and has just left us in the dark.

/u/belladonna · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

That's what I think.

I will be really surprised if this ever gets resolved.

The best practice now would be to make a new account every time you need to order if you already have an open ticket to DeSnake on your old one just so you can retain at least some hope of support.

This 1 ticket limit really is one of the most stupid decisions made.

/u/belladonna · 1 votes · 2 days ago · Link

Surprise, surprise !

Today my account got limited on AB. I've never made any deposits or withdrawals so I really don't understand how I could have triggered the anti-phishing system.

Of course I cannot drop a ticket about that because I already have A SIX FUCKING MONTH old ticket :)

Maybe I should update it and request to unlimit my account when DeSnake gets to it in a couple of years because if this shit gets closed I would have to open immediately another one for this new issue...and god knows how many years I would have to wait again.

I don't see the point of aging or gaining trust levels on your account when at any time you can lose access and functionality for months on end or even forever for any reason at all.

/u/Phrack · 3 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Thank you mate there is a lot of fud recently, but there are genuine users with issues the main ones being disputes with Tempest and withdrawals not showing during a short window a few weeks back which are both being resolved albeit gradually.

To anyone with tickets escalated to Desnake you will have to wait for them to respond to you.

To people with disputes ongoing with Tempest open a ticket with the following:

Convo ID
Order ID

We don't do support on dread.

Edit update from Desnake: /post/5498885a25665f200f15/#c-e75b23f43e10d545c6

/u/newnemo · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

There is no point. Nothing gets solved.

/u/Phrack · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Parsed asked you to leave a message in modmail nearly 24 hours ago?

Please send us your ticket ID in /d/AlphaBay modmail. Thank you.


Do you actually have an issue?

/u/VendorWasser · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

"you will have to wait for them to respond to you" How much longer do I have to wait, its been 18 days now without a respond to my missing withdraws

/u/budsbud420 · 3 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Posting here since it was removed on /d/AlphaBay

Dear customers,

We work exclusively on AlphaBay due to their experienced staff and top shelf security. Unfortunately, we have two support tickets open with Admins regarding missing withdrawals and 2FA login issues. Until these matters are taken care of, our store will be closed for business.

We know /u/DeSnake will resolve our issues, as he has done in the past, and we will remain patient until then.

Please contact us here on Dread if you have any questions in the meantime.

Thank you for your patience, we appreciate every single one of you.

/u/falloutb0y · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

DeSnake wont resolve your issue. just look at other comments from vendors like you and I who cant get funds back

/u/duplipitodous · 3 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Posting again...

I've been missing 2 withdrawals for 20 days now.

I've raised a ticket. I've tried bumping it twice. I've commented on the pinned wallet post in the AB subdread and tagged PR and your admin.

Still havent heard anything back.


So I think all of this back and forth on fud vs. not fud is probably like most things in life; there are three versions to every story: yours, theirs, and the truth.




/u/abscammers · 3 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Is this Thread Necessary? Why dont you guys just ban the fuck off these assholes? they have done more than enough, can they just be banned off this forum already?

if it was another market you guys could have already banned them long time ago, but rather you stand here calling the complains 99% fuds, i believe its 85% real posts, so stop calling these complains fuds, you guys are making these assholes steal alot more from users, look at all of the comments below, nobody is saying anything good, everybody is talking bad about them and nobody has even said MY MISSING FUNDS HAS ARRIVED, not even 1 person has made a good comment, can these people just get banned already?

I really do love this forum, but people like /u/desnake and his scam operation /d/alphabay are destroying this nice place we love, we seriously are letting people like these destroy the trust we all have in dread, can they fucking get banned already? look at all the vendors which are being banned, 90% of them are NOT USA vendors, they leave USA vendors in their market, what proof do you people need to understand that this market is HOMELAND SECURITY?

Do you people know that in the history of darkweb, this year is one of the highest year with arrested vendors? do you know how many vendors have been arrested all together this year ? and all of them sell on alphabay, both digital and physical product vendors, all are USA vendors, PEOPLE PLEASE BE CAREFUL, STAY AWAY FROM THIS MARKET, it is not as secure as they make it look, I know someone who has hacked this market and stayed quiet, because what he found inside is not what he will like to access more, because he doesnt want to go to jail for exposing LE operation. PLEASE STAY AWAY, they are not secure 1 bit. there are other better markets to use.


/u/falloutb0y · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

Ive been saying the same thing. I even messaged admin on Dread and gotten on response just yet. I even been commenting on post DeSnake has been commenting on recently and he completely ignores when i bring up missing funds. Many customers and vendors have been on alphabay for more then a year and then all of the sudden a long list of bans have been issued and people are loosing money. Im with you, Alphabay needs to be on the banned list

/u/Joshoteny12321 · 3 votes · 6 days ago · Link

/d/AlphaBay keeps returning 504 errors all the time recently. Ive created new identities but this also happens on private links and i2p links. After commenting the issue below posts that also raise the issue i get banned for FUD. Did not know expressing the truth about what is currently happening is now considered to be FUD.

/u/Phrack o/

/u/Z0mbie · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Hopefully /u/Desnake can come on here and clear it up. But you are right 99% of it is FUD.

/u/fendt · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

really you are a zombie

/u/samwhiskey MOD OP · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Congratulation /u/proseller , the first dickhead to post outside this megathread.

Let's give it up for a complete moron. proseller? yeah, right haha.

/u/proseller1 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

lmao, sir i did not see your post, and i don't think 2 posts in the space of a few hrs, 1 which has already been removed, is spamming so i don't know why you already banned me from this sub and secondly, i do not like these threads where the narrative will be controlled to suite what alphabay wants, i wish all other vendors affected have the time and energy to speak up...

/u/samwhiskey MOD OP · 0 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Hmm, using an alt to bypass a ban? Now that is something frowned upon dreadwide.

Did you count your comment spam? You sir are a dumbass and no one should be from you. Ban upgraded to permanent and your main account will be reported to dread staff for sitewide rule violations.

/u/proseller1 · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

lmao, you tryna silence me? how am i supposed to respond when you banned me from the sub, you called me a moron for a post i made not being aware of these thread and banned me before i got a chance to remove it and post it here and expect me to just keep quite for as long as you want huh?

i see all the post that made complains are all being removed quickly to hide evidence of any wrong doing, i have seen vendors with months and years of trading hundreds and thousands of sales and reviews ,getting banned within this past week and month, that's all FUD right??

/u/samwhiskey MOD OP · -1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

You are supposed to not be a dumbass first. The you wouldn't need to worry about how you are trying to do anything else.

At this point you are proving you are in fact a moron and probably run your business as bad as you run your mouth.

You seem to misunderstand what we are doing here. This thread is stickied so it can't be buried by other posts. It is literally gonna stay on top so everyone can see any issue users are having with alphabay. This way there is more credibility to user issues.

lmao, you tryna silence me?

tryna? No, not "tryna" do anything to you.

/u/proseller1 · 3 votes · 1 week ago · Link

lol, i have been pushed to far long already by that scam of a market, i was patient and kind enough, if you check my main account you will see i'm not even active here, i only sell my shit on the markets and mind my business, i don't engage in all these ranting and spamming shit, i actually only created my main dread account when world market exited scam just to keep up with the updates even though i've been here for years and i only made 1 or 2 comments prior to 1 month ago, i did not get up today to start ranting for no reason, i have suffered a lot of injustice at the hands of AB, and it's not just me, there are hundreds if not thousands of other users complaining of same issues, but you say its all FUD

/u/falloutb0y · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

Took the words right out of my mouth. Alphabay is a scam. They should be banned.

/u/proseller1 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/dontlaugh Darknet Shaman · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

come on mate.. no one reads stickies or rules on dread. fuck dat!

on that note... se d /u/proseller to /d/banned

/u/chrisinny · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

I made another new account on AlphaBay today since I lost my connection due to 2FA log-in issue from weeks ago. As a result, I lost 1,000 + deposit there.

/u/swisshigh · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

/u/samwhiskey can we please you to pin this comment ? As you see guys from this list the people are coming and confirming . For sure it will come and others

1. Vendors who have posted in the last week saying they were banned from AlphaBay for violations they did not comit and losing any funds in their wallet and leaving users with open orders in limbo.

/u/Teamdaydreamer (/post/edb48be6a319363f10e9) banned hten they say that is no more banned

/u/Swissgod (/post/873fb0ae6038be705dd3) all my post ben deleted and banned as well on AB and i had make another account with the same pgp as my account from market /u/swisshigh

/u/dergrueneHund (/post/f9bfd9e5add80ae9db60)

/u/Dannyboys (/post/858cfcb5f816ab101ab4)






2. Buyers who have reported this week having issues with disputes related to vendor bans





3. Vendors who have posted in the last week stating they are still missing payments from withdrawals made over the past month.















4. Buyers (or unspecified) who have posted this week about other new or unresolved tickets re: missing wallet transactions






5 Vendors Suspended




Now my big problem /u/DeSnake

SIWSSHIGH - VENDOR BANNED BY /u/TheCypriot as " ripping of bad guides" i was banned yesterday without any message or warrant ? How it was this bad guides found out ? I had 2 order succesfuly done 1 completed one in escrowstill . And just an third order with dispute open because by mistake i had set wrong where is disptached the link automaticaly to the buyer .But i had sent the download link in auto dispute to the buyer , private by message , and to vendor note in order . The guides that i sell them are selling on this time and other vendors on alphabay as well . I can prove in anyway that they are not bad guides. I was just banned in some secconds over nothing ?

I don't think that a mistake of not sending the link in autodispatch is a bad guide it was just a mistake but even solved out

/u/TheCypriot was contacted by me yesterday night from a new account and i had not an reply

/u/TheCypriot was contacted on dread this morning still not an answer

I had open and a ticket on website as user :swissghigh1

5 days passed still no one answer to our ticket

Thank you very much and i hope this problem is solving out

/u/hydronerd · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

I can confirm I am still missing 39.4XMR (a large amount for me) from a Nov. 4 withdraw. I have a ticket open with DeSnake since Nov.5. No comms since.

Vendor Level: 6

Trust Level: 4

/u/swisshigh · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Bro sadly yea it's a big amount , it's not matter how much it is . big or not is still your work . Even when we come with solid arguments our post get deleted or down voted to not be seen . Since it had ban me i have ticket on and no one had open it after 3 days and and on an other thread that was deleted they said that they reply between 24-48 ..

TheCypriot was contacted by me on market , on dread he don't answer and he banned me .

DeSnake contacted on their subdread not an reply

Only Phrack and parsed which are voting down everything and on their dread deleting all complains trying to hide as much as they can all the things that are going on because of this situations with all of us .

They don't exit scam or other things . Imagine all the money from vendor bonds only from all the accounts banned :)

/u/Xansexual_Maniac · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

Did u get your money bro

/u/hydronerd · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

Nope. Will be a month come this Friday. But what can I do.

/u/Xansexual_Maniac · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

they're gonna make a disgusting amount of money on this exit

/u/hydronerd · 1 votes · 2 days ago · Link

Well I really hope you are wrong. And now I am starting to get pissed because it looks like DeSnake is working on fixes and enhancements before getting all vendor funds back first. I don't like that at all.

/u/Leponexx667 · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Thank you TONS for standing up for us all!

/u/swisshigh · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

/u/Leponexx667 is normal that we stand for all brother , we was just on the beggining with our account and /u/Phrack is accusing all only of fake fud. This had uppset us muh more we had log the same pgp key as the vendor account from market even on dread . Let's expose this scumbags because they play with our money at the end of the day . I have 5 days since i have an ticket open and no one had reply to it still . Beeing banned on nothing is not just a pleasure

/u/TheVeran · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Thanks for consolidating this info here.

Any money going in or out of AlphaBay is fair game to them. Compare their rules\guidelines on deposits with any other market and you'll see a lot of unnecessary verbiage describing how you might lose your funds if... There is no support when they steal your money (5 month old unanswered ticket with DeSnake). I've DM'd many Dread users on their losses at AB. Even some AB vendors are noting in their own listings that AB has stolen from them.

/u/pacmarket · 2 votes · 5 days ago · Link

This looks bad. Every time this happens means the Market is about to run away with the money. Or they are stealing a little at a time before they exit.

/u/fendt · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

That's what I thought, throughout the markets it's always the same story: they ignore disputes, they ignore support tickets from the highest profile administrators, they block seller profiles to seize their money by some kind of arbitrary rule, deposits disappear, and one day exit

/u/thatguy_98 · 2 votes · 2 days ago · Link


Support Ticket #7eUdmLCgzF7r

Going on 5 months now since I initially opened this ticket. PLEASE help!

/u/PsycheShop · 2 votes · 5 days ago · Link


- I can never make a ticket because if you have ONE ticket open you can't open anymore and no matter how many times i request to close my ONE 7 month old ticket they won't close it. So AB by design has baked into the site for their to be no support

- Recently TheCypriot suspended all my listings and penalized my account for having "duplicate listings" even though DeSnake publicly here on Dread gave me permission to have those few listings up and a ticket from 7 months ago even said that my account would be notated to show I can have those listings up (as if a 1g listing and a 500g listing is a duplicate listing). And The Cypriot refuses to even listen to why he is wrong.

- Although I have never had issues with my funds I know of two vendor friends who can't get their funds

-DeSnake does not seem to be around much anymore


- The site stays up. Competency is hard on the DNMs and AB seems to be competent.

- DeSnake and Parse are very professional level headed MEN (not kiddies). I have had attitudes with both of them before and I was preparing for the worst as a blow back but they always dealt with me in a very professional and friendly manner even if i wasn't. Those two are clearly not some kiddies drunk on their new DNM power like we have seen so much in the past or worst yet some tweakers like we have also seen from admins. They are calm level headed men who act professionally.

- Despite me not being a fan of TheCypriot he has not fucked with my funds or banned me despite taking an attitude with him. Almost every market I have been on the admins have been drunk on power waiting for any slight to exercise their power and dominance over you by fucking with your money or account. So far this has not happened even with him. I don't like him but I gotta give him that much.

/u/gaywhisky · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/newbieforever2018 is not a newbie! · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Great idea!! Only actual victims should post here, not new dread accounts that "heard" about people having issues to keep it real. Also, people whose issues on AB were solved should comment here for a more balanced approach. IMHO

/u/proseller1 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


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/u/proseller1 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

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/u/Powers · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Why isn't this a pinned notice on the front page of Dread?

It's a months long occurring problem and updates from support are way too infrequent.

/u/toohottohandle · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

I highly agree, I think other customers should be aware of the ongoing issues with support currently which is not how they usually approach these problems.

/u/patron_saint_of_phishers · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

*sigh* I was hoping for a /u/samwhiskey recipe thread .. THC peanut brittle maybe?

/u/samwhiskey MOD OP · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Peanut brittle is a little too much for me. Now I did take some platinum kush and decarboxylated it, put a little on some sharp cheddar and eat it up. Tastes pretty damn good too.

/u/proseller1 · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Stop deleting my comments

these are just a few on the post i could see within the past few days/weeks making same complaints
















kindly take your time and open each and check all the comments if you really want to know if this is FUD or not

there are a lot more, most have been down voted and removed so it's hard to find them

i will be adding more when i find them

/u/shoresteinpapier · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

2FA PGP expired over one week ago.

I made a ticket and passed on the necessary information. Ticket was escalated and has been on desnake since 13th. Over 30 messages and a dispute that I couldn't comment on even though everything was sent. I don't even want to talk about the money in escrow....

an average of 14 orders a can calculate for yourself how much I've lost

Not a lovely situation....for buyer and vendor

/u/h3exx · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Add me to the list of banned big vendors with made up reasons by thecypriot! When tried to confront him he could not give any proof of me doing anything wrong

/u/swisshigh · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

The same here bro TheCypriot had fried me without an reason . 2 orders in escrow . funds in account :) just a lie there "Ripping off bad guides " and i had set wrong where is disptached the link automaticaly to the buyer .But i had sent the download link in auto dispute to the buyer , private by message , and to vendor note in order . The guides that i sell them are selling on this time and other vendors on alphabay as well .

/u/falloutb0y · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Addme to the list. i lost many orders that i shipped, many order that were still needing admin to finalize in disputes, even funds i had sitting in the account. when i finally got a response from the admin they simply told me 'No" i cant get my funds back. Alphabay needs to be banned they are really messing over too many vendors and customers. its ridiculous the amount of postings i see about alphabay

/u/hydronerd · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/piousfraud · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


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/u/dontlaugh Darknet Shaman · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

dont post links.

the AB link is on their sub and it is in a signed message you can verify. side panel.


/u/AlphaBayPRguy · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/AlphaBayPRguy · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/rock616 · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

I'm really glad I'm not the only one that I lost money, I hope AlphaBay hurts you all and takes you all you deserve this even the sites that advertise pay their shares and the past, it will not be now but when you sleep quiet dreams thinking about the alphabay bribe.

/u/Powers · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

Still waiting...

Again: Why this isn't a flagged sticky post on this Dread and all other related ones across the site?

/u/toohottohandle · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link


/u/TheBodyShop · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

subject: Selective scam ongoing on ALPHABAY ( exit scam? )


Vendors and customers I want to share my recent experience with alphabay. I am a reputable vendor trading on multiple darknet markets since almost 6 years. You can lookup my history on recon by the vendorname thebodyshop.

The business I am doing is profitable and delivers value to each customer.

Recently I got a warning regarding a duplicate listing on alphabay. I did fix this issue and was assuming that everything is back to normal.

One month later my account was banned without providing any warning & my coins confiscated.

I had to make a new user account to ask the alphabay admins why my account was banned. They said that I had received multiple warning about a double listing.

This was not true. And even lets assume if it would be true its not justified to ban my account and steal 9.000$ value of monero which was still in escrow on alphabay.

I hope to find more vendors which have experienced the same fate as myself.

Sidenote: On alphabay there was once a 2-FA disruption. This pattern also occured once at the defunct marketplace DREAM. Later selective scamming started also and the users & vendors lost their funds on DREAM market.

Can anyone share a similar experience with alphabay?

Do you guys think its justified to ban & confiscate my escrow funds for a small violation like having by mistake a double listing but be totally reliabe and honest vendor?

/u/Xansexual_Maniac · 0 votes · 1 week ago · Link

They straight robbed my ass

/u/Solar M · 4 votes · 1 week ago · Link

made a comment then removed as i thought i was on the wrong post

"not your ass!! how will you shit?" was original comment and seems silly now though

comedy is not something i do well

/u/Xansexual_Maniac · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

I appreciate a good joke, and a bad joke bro better luck next time

/u/Solar M · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

there will be no next time

/u/abscammers · 2 votes · 1 week ago · Link

How the fuck do you assholes seriously support these imposters of HOMELAND SECURITY (USA) called alphabay, Your comment says it all, You dont want to go straight to the point, but you staying on a neutral ground with these asshole scamming users back and forth, makes you guys accomplices brother, and its bad.

if it was some other market You people would have banned their ass off dread, but now, you fucking are letting these assholes continuously scam users, FUCKING BAN THIS SCUMBAGS, BITCHES!


/u/AlphaBayPRguy · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/falloutb0y · 1 votes · 3 days ago · Link

/u/abscammers speaking facts. Alphabay needs to be banned

/u/Solar M · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link


/u/fendt · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

put me also a buyer, the funds have already disappeared or were lost 3-4 weeks ago and the ticket has been unattended for 2 weeks

/u/piousfraud · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

Same wtf man, missing deposits.

/u/swisshigh · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link

/plousfraud buyer or vendor ?

/u/AlphaBayPRguy · 1 votes · 1 week ago · Link