Darknet Druglord Put On Trial In Germany For Bitcoin Narcotics Trade

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DarkNet Lord (Courtesy: steemit.com)
DarkNet Lord (Courtesy: steemit.com)

A few alleged darknet druglord, involved in Chemical Revolution at Germany’s largest darknet narcotics marketplace will be standing on trial today. The trial will be held at a Congress Hall in Giessen, central Germany, which can accommodate large number of staffs.

On Wednesday, seven defendants will be standing for the trial while at least 11 were arrested back in the year 2019, in the month of June due to their connection with the case.

All those, who were arrested, were charged with large number of drug selling which included MDMA, amphetamine, heroin, cocaine and cannabis. They used Bitcoins in exchange of the drugs from consumers.

The prosecutors based in Frankfurt alleged that at least that the 11 defendants trafficked over 130 kilos of amphetamines, 42 kilos of cannabis, 17 kilos of crystalline ecstasy, 6 kilos of cocaine, and kilos of heroin via “Chemical Revolution” between September 2017 and February 2019.

It has also been said that their profits have gone past 1 million euro ($1.2 million). This is the largest narcotics trade-ever in the country. The investigation had begun back in 2018.

A German federal police study of online drug trafficking, published in September 2019, indicated a 27.5% increase in related drug offenses in 2018 as compared to the previous year, according to German news agency Deutsche Welle.