For most people the name “Liberty Reserve” is not familiar, but I think that most of you saw it around: many brokers (especially untrusted ones) offer deposit/withdrawal on this service, and many EAs can be bought with this (especially scam/non-working ones).
It’s an electronic currency very popular in Easter Europe, because you can open an account giving very few data.
Since it’s almost anonymous, it’s most used for illegitimate purposes: pay hackers, buy stolen credit cards numbers
From a few days it doesn’t work anymore.
Krebs on Security writes that the owner has been arrested in Spain for money laundering and the website has been routed to a sinkhole.
Have you ever used it? Did you have some money on it?