Border customs investigators arrested 32-year-old Dutchman in Germany for selling drugs on the Darknet

The Frankfurt Customs Investigation Office arrested a 32-year-old Dutchman in North Rhine-Westphalia on Tuesday, 11th of December 2018, after a sting operation. The operation was under the direction of the NRW Cybercrime task force in the Lower Rhine town of Kleve.

Investigators announced on Thursday that the man is under custody. He’s accused of selling marijuana, hashish, cocaine, amphetamines, and ecstasy tablets (photos) internationally on the darkweb.

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Law enforcement was targeting the suspect since last summer. According to Cologne prosecutors, police found several kilograms of drugs, including 10 thousand ecstasy pills between his residence in the Netherlands and a holiday house in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Narcotic paraphernalia, laboratory utensils, and packaging material were also found.

The man is facing hard prison time regardless of what country is going to judge him, Germany or the Netherlands. Culprits caught between two or more countries will try their best to get judged in the country where the laws are in their favor. Although both countries have relaxed laws for personal consumption, they also have equally severe laws for hard drug trafficking.

Source: https://www.presseportal.de/blaulicht/pm/116258/4142305

https://www.welt.de/regionales/nrw/article185454080/Drogen-uebers-Darknet-verkauft-Dealer-festgenommen.html

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