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In the United States is concerned by the presence in darknet not only psychoactive and narcotic substances, but also in weapons, illegal sales, according to the authorities, in 2018 will only grow. This writes the DeepDotWeb.
Officials were surprised that the weapons in the informal segment of the Internet, you can buy much easier than they thought, the newspaper notes. The quality of this weapon is higher than that purchased with it.
The U.S. division of justice, which is involved in weapons, alcohol and tobacco (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, ATF), conducted several operations, including “control purchases”. For example, using darknet ATF agents were able to buy prohibited from civil circulation in the USA a fully automatic Uzi and carbine AR5.
Power structures do not fully understand how to solve the problem of illegal weapons sold on the Internet adds DeepDotWeb.
According to the American analytical center RAND, 60 percent sold on the darknet weapons comes from the USA. While the largest market of such weapons, analysts said the European, his income is five times higher than comparable us segment.
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