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  • Germany Arrests Three in Darknet Drug Case

  • Authorities seized several kilograms of illegal drugs during their search of five Berlin apartments

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28 of April 2017 12:26:25

BERLIN – German prosecutors say authorities have arrested two Japanese and one U.S. citizens on suspicion of selling millions of euros worth of drugs online.Frankfurt prosecutors say a 43-year-old Japanese man, a 40-year-old Japanese woman and a 39-year-old man from the United States were arrested late Thursday in Berlin. Their names weren't released.In a statement Friday, prosecutors said the suspects were part of a gang that sold cocaine, cannabis and Ecstasy on darknet websites, which aren't visible without special software.Prosecutors say the three suspects and a 38-year-old Japanese woman who's still on the run received at least 2.3 million euros ($2.51 million) from the sale of drugs online since September 2012.Authorities seized several kilograms of illegal drugs during their search of five Berlin apartments.



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