The market admins stole $12m worth of bitcoins.
more: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/03/...rket-vanishes/The Evolution Market, an online black market that sells everything contraband — from marijuana, heroin and ecstasy to stolen identities and malicious hacking services — appears to have vanished in the last 24 hours with little warning. Much to the chagrin of countless merchants hawking their wares in the underground market, the curators of the project have reportedly absconded with the community’s bitcoins — a stash that some Evolution merchants reckon is worth more than USD $12 million...
As the interviewed person told Brian, the value of bitcoins will drop next day because of it.
It did, from $290 to $250: