David Trail, 26, of Edinburgh, Scotland, will have to pay £17,000
($22,700) as compensation and will serve 200 hours of unpaid work for
selling drugs on the Dark Web and hacking his former employer.
Trail was the administrator of the Topix2 website, a Dark Web portal
accessible only through the Tor network, where he sold various types of
An FBI investigation uncovered Trail's identity
Trail's activity came to light in 2014, when the FBI informed the German
police of a series of servers that were being used to host Dark Web
portals from where various individuals were selling narcotics.