Canadian Authorities Bust Darkweb Fentanyl Ring

According to a recent announcement, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police raided and arrested three people for selling fentanyl, cocaine, MDMA, and methamphetamine on the darkweb

We do not know the vendor account or identities as of the announcement.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Press Release

On November 29th, 2018 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Serious and Organized Crime (SOC) Team in Toronto arrested three people for trafficking drugs and operating on the dark web.

The online vendor offered to sell several types of illegal drugs on the dark web portion of the internet. Offered for sale was synthetic heroin (fentanyl), cocaine, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methamphetamine, and ketamine to customers in Canada and around the world. The vendor is believed to have been responsible for hundreds of illegal drug transactions.

The arrested include operators of the dark web vendor and couriers they used to facilitate these illegal activities. As a result of the investigation, the RCMP executed two search warrants and have seized various quantities of drugs believed to be fentanyl, cocaine, heroin and MDMA. Other items seized were:

As a result of this investigation two subjects from the Toronto area have been charged. The investigation is ongoing.

Darius Jankaitis, 23 years of age, from Toronto has been charged with:

Marko Shkinly, 23 years of age, from Mississauga is charged with:

The third person who was arrested was a female, 22 years of age, from Toronto.

She was released on a promise to appear. Her first court date is set for January 9th, 2019.

We would like to thank our investigative team for their hard work and dedication to this operation. We are grateful for the support received from the Toronto Police Service and our other law enforcement partners,” stated Inspector Gord Cobey Officer in Charge of the Toronto West RCMP SOC. “Canadians can be assured that we will persist in our efforts to identify, disrupt and dismantle criminal groups who brazenly traffic in these dangerous drugs and weapons in our communities.”

Source: RCMP