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Australia Vaucluse man arrested over 'dark web' drug importation ring

05:40  08 june  2018
05:40  08 june  2018 Source:   smh.com.au

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Two men accused of using the darkest corners of the dark web to purchase and import deadly and illegal Carfentanil and Fentanyl drugs has been arrested . According to officials, there were over 250 deaths due to drug overdose in Montgomery County of which 166 of the total were caused by fentanyl.

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A Vaucluse man has been charged over an alleged international drug importation ring conducted via the "dark web" that police claim has brought millions of dollars worth of illicit drugs into Australia.

Police arrested the 33-year-old man they believe is the Australian head of the ring, alleged to be responsible for importing cocaine and ecstasy from Europe via the dark web.

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Two men accused of using the darkest corners of the dark web to purchase and import deadly and illegal Carfentanil and Fentanyl drugs has been arrested . The two men from Delaware County allegedly shipped the dark web drugs from China to Montgomery County.

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Strike Force Bergmark was set up in February to investigate the syndicate, which authorities suspected was importing illicit drugs from Europe via postal services.

About 10.30am on Thursday, strike force investigators arrested the 33-year-old man on Diamond Bay Road in Vaucluse.

Officers raided a Diamond Bay Road unit, seizing cocaine, computers, mobile phones, a diamond ring, $70,000 cash and $350,000 worth of cryptocurrency.

A second search warrant was later executed at a financial institution in the city and documents were seized.

The accused man was refused police bail and is due to face court on Friday charged with 45 counts of importing commercial quantities of border controlled drugs, supplying a commercial quantity of prohibited drugs, directing a criminal group and recklessly deal in the proceeds of crime.

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The 43-year-old man involved in dark web drug dealing was arrested by Australian Federal Police and NSW Police after they swooped on his premises in Sydney’s inner west last week. Dark Web Drug Ring of 4 Arrested in Brunssum, Limburg.

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The man’s arrest follows another arrest in May, in which a 33-year-old Bondi man was charged with two counts of supplying a commercial quantity of drugs and supplying an indictable quantity drugs. That man is now before the courts.

Since January, authorities have tracked and intercepted several dozen suspicious packages arriving in NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, and have seized prohibited drugs with an estimated street value of more than $1.5 million.

The haul includes more than half a kilogram of cocaine, five litres of liquid MDMA, six kilograms of MDMA (ecstasy) pills, a kilogram of ketamine, 800 grams of MDMA rock, and half a kilogram of methylamphetamine.

The lengthy investigation involved Border Force, the Australian Federal Police and interstate police.

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