Security Service of Ukraine detained criminals who sold methadone in Zhytomyr and Kyiv regions

  Resident of Vasilkivske district organized drug business for millions of hryvnias
19:21, 20 November 2019

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 Security Service of Ukraine detained dealers in synthetic drugs - methadone in the Zhytomyr and Kyiv regions. Press-service of Security Service of Ukraine reports.

 A resident of the Vasilkivske district of the Kyiv region organized the drug business for millions of hryvnias.  He attracted four more residents of the Kyiv and Zhytomyr regions who had previously been convicted of the same crimes to his illegal business.  They were couriers and dealers.

Related: How drugs get into Ukrainian pharmacies?

 Methadone was obtained from suppliers from the southern region.  Selling drugs in bulk and retail through the bookmarking system.  Drug dealers received money from customers in specially opened bank accounts. After receiving the money, they informed customers about the place of the drug cache.

 Criminals have sold methadone for $ 75 thous in the last 2 months.

 During a search of 11 premises where criminals worked, law enforcement authorities seized synthetic drugs and marijuana, a lot of cash, bankcards, drafts with data on the movement of drugs, dealers, customers and debtors.

 A criminal case has been opened under the article "illegal production, manufacture, purchase, storage, transportation, transfer or sale of drugs"

As we reported earlier, a march for the legalization of marijuana is held in Kyiv on October 26.

Related: Two Dutchmen detained in France carrying drugs in Ukraine-registered van

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