Earlier this year, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia arrested a drug trafficker suspected of being an “active member” of a group selling drugs to buyers on the internet in exchange for Bitcoin. They issued a press release in October.
Russia: Massive Darknet Drug Operation Underway
Russian law enforcement conducted a massive operation against darknet drug trafficking sites. They utilized photo uploading sites and identified more than 20 darknet sites this year. They have seized 118kg of various illegal substances as well.
Russian Man Arrested for Buying LSD Online
Anti-drug trafficking agents of Russia’s Ministry of Internal _Affairs_ arrested a 35-year-old from Elista for ordering LSD from a vendor on the internet.