The Veszprém County Attorney General’s Office filed an indictment against a 27-year-old man accused of purchasing large quantities of drugs on the dark web for resale.
In a press release, the Veszprém County Attorney General’s Office disclosed that the 27-year-old defendant had ordered a kilogram of amphetamine from an undisclosed darkweb marketplace on two occasions, once in November 2020 and again in March 2021.
Investigators intercepted a kilogram of amphetamine addressed to the defendant’s address in March 2021. They then executed a search warrant on the defendant’s residence on March 16, 2021. Investigators found that the defendant had divided the amphetamine into small packages and stored it in his freezer.
During questioning, the defendant admitted ordering a kilogram of amphetamine from an undisclosed darkweb marketplace on March 5, 2021. He paid approximately $870 in Bitcoin for the amphetamine. Investigators also established that the defendant had purchased a similar amount of amphetamine from the darkweb in November 2020.
The prosecution asked the Veszprém Tribunal to sentence the 27-year-old to prison and bar him from working in public affairs. The prosecution also asked the court to order the man to pay a fine of approximately $1,900.