The New Zealand police seized large quantities of drugs, drug trafficking criminals use bitcoin
New Zealand police seized $about 500000 worth of drugs, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash was found in Oakland.
These criminals use virtual digital currency bitcoin to buy imported drugs, these drugs and eventually through international mail.
In the past six months, codenamed “wolf plan” in the action and seized a large number of drugs, including methamphetamine, LSD, fentanyl and GBL.
In this action of 13 people aged from 19 to 59 years old and has been arrested in court, north of Le Wei tower or Oakland district court, they involved a total of 79 charges.
The customs information manager Wei-JiatTan said: “the buyers may think that small amounts of drugs of no great importance, customs also sit idly by, but every time the arrest will help us with our partners to describe more detailed information blueprint, so this is not whether they will be caught in question, but what time was arrested.”
Sergeant Williams added: “the police or customs to knock on the door is only a matter of time, you will face a more serious charge of drugs.”
After the operation in 2016, the investigation. The survey found that those who often buy illegal drugs on the Internet are usually young people, they are not recorded before drug crime.