Record batch of drugs worth $49mn seized in Urals
The suspect brought synthetic drugs from Moscow using the services of trucking companies.
In the Sverdlovsk region, the largest drug supply channel in recent years has been closed down. According to police, the man suspected of drug trafficking brought synthetic drugs from Moscow using the services of trucking companies. After that, he sold them in the Urals and in Siberia.
During searches, siloviki discovered 70 kg of prohibited substances in a warehouse; the suspect was hiding another 15 kilograms in a cache located in the forest. According to preliminary data, the total cost of the potion is 3.4 billion rubles ($48.9 million).
Criminals distributed drugs throughout the Ural-Siberian region. The alleged owner of the drug arsenal has been arrested. He is a resident of the capital of the Middle Urals named Evgeny, born in 1992 – head of the sales department of one of the commercial structures of Yekaterinburg.
The man suspected of selling drugs has been placed under arrest. A criminal case has been initiated against him.
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