Over 35 Darknet Narcotics Vendors Selling to Thousands of U.S. Residents Charged
2018-06-27

Information Over 35 Darknet Narcotics Vendors Selling to Thousands of U.S. Residents Charged. The extensive operation, which culminated in four weeks of more than 100 enforcement actions around the country, resulted in the following: • Federal arrests of more than 35 Darknet vendors who engaged in tens of thousands of sales of illicit goods; • Execution of 70 search warrants, resulting in the seizure of massive amounts of illegal narcotics, including 333 bottles of liquid synthetic opioids, over 100,000 tramadol pills, 100 grams of fentanyl, more than 24 kilograms of Xanax, and additional seizures of Oxycodone, MDMA, cocaine, LSD, marijuana, and a psychedelic mushroom grow found in a residence; • Seizure of more than 100 firearms, including handguns, assault rifles, and a grenade launcher; • Seizure of five vehicles that were purchased with illicit proceeds and/or used to facilitate criminal activity; • Seizure of more than $3.6 million in U.S. currency and gold bars; • Seizure of nearly 2,000 Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies, with an approximate value of more than $20 million; • Confiscation of 15 pill presses, which are used to create illegal synthetic opioids; and • Seizure of Bitcoin mining devices, computer equipment, and vacuum sealers.
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