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In the Moscow region detained a criminal group, manufacturing synthetic drugs and come true through the online store on the marketplace Hydra on the darknet. About this “Interfax” reported in the center of public relations (TSOs) FSB.
Five active members of the group — three Russians and two citizens of Ukraine — caught red-handed in the suburban town of Serpukhov.
They seized 66 kilograms of synthetic drugs mephedrone, more than 600 litres of liquid containing synthetic narcotic drugs as well as laboratory equipment, chemical reagents and precursors.
The investigators of the FSB initiated a criminal case under article 228.1 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Manufacturing of drugs in especially large size”). Detainees sent to jail.
The suspects used measures of conspiracy, drug between members of the group were transmitted exclusively through the recesses, and the illegal activities were coordinated exclusively through the Internet.
December 21, 2019 the government of Russia has approved the bill providing toughening of punishment for propaganda of drugs online. Authorities have shown interest in this problem after investigation “of the Tape.ru” in the special project “Russia under the drug,” published in the fall in three parts. The first part is dedicated to the beginning in Russia, the most powerful in the world war for the drug market. The second unit talks about a multibillion-dollar earnings of drug dealers in Russia. The third part tells the story of how drugs break the fate of ordinary sellers and consumers of drugs in the country.
The analysis of the authors of the investigation showed that the number of active users of the most popular marketplace in the trade of narcotics on the darknet Hydra is 800 thousand people. Using Hydra daily hiding 13.6 thousand caches, bookmarks with illegal substances in the amount of 227 million roubles. Taking into account the dynamics of the demand for drugs is 5.9 billion rubles a month and 64,9 billion per year.
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