Employees of Federal Agency of Russia on control over drug trafficking together with foreign employees disarmed criminal group that organized channel for sales of Brazilian cocaine in Southeast Asia.
The role of couriers usually performed by young women from Russia who sometimes knew what is in their suitcases.
First lead to a criminal syndicate engaged in international trade of cocaine, Russian drug police received in early April 2015. Then at Phuket airport workers Thai customs have detained 22-the summer Russian, hand Luggage which was 2 kg. of cocaine.
The woman, as it turned out, flew to Thailand from Brazil. Specifically, her testimony helped the investigators to get on the trail of the leader of the group. He was a Nigerian nicknamed Lenz, who lived in Thailand and even possessed several entertainment options.
This, however, was only a cover for his main occupation: Nigerian was responsible for the recruitment of drug mules and organized so the channels of delivery of cocaine in Thailand. For their own criminal purposes Lenz took advantage of the credulity of the fairer sex.
"Own victims he chose from among the Russians who have arrived to have a rest. The representative of the stronger sex joined together in an intimate relationship, and some even promised marriage. Then asked young women about small favor to carry a suitcase or bag from Brazil to Thailand" - quoted LifeNews of the Deputy chief of investigative Department of the Federal drug control service of Russia Dmitry Buyanov.
That in the package there is a stash of cocaine, young women, even in fiction. They learned about it only at the moment of detention. Then, while held operation, police arrested 9 couriers who wanted to hold to the territory of Thailand in the aggregate of 30 kg. of cocaine. The price of contraband exceeds 200 million rubles.
"Alas, the fact that the girls did not know about their own role in the drug ring, does not exempt them from criminal liability. In Thailand, for example, for drug smuggling provided the highest measure of sanctions - almost to the death penalty," - said Dmitry Buyanov.
Militiamen managed to detain and the Lenz. In the process of the search of his living space were seen several copies of passports of domestic residents arrested for drug trafficking. Thai police working hard to establish and detain the remaining parties to the international criminal group, whose work has spread over several continents.
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