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The police seized more than 200 kilograms of synthetic drugs among residents of neighboring countries who were distributing them in Moscow in boxes of cakes, said the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia Irina Wolf.
«It is established that participants in illegal activities came to Russia from neighboring countries. Here they were provided funds for rental housing and vehicles, as well as phones with pre-installed and pre-configured mobile applications for contactless communication between associates» — are the words of the Wolf on the website of the interior Ministry.
The representative of Department noted that the defendants were careful to regularly change residence and vehicles. Drugs they stored in rented through a third party garages. For the carriage of prohibited substances attackers disguised them with various items, including boxes of cakes.
According to the Agency, completed a preliminary investigation of the criminal case against participants of the organized group. They are accused of illegal sale of synthetic drugs party in especially large size through the hiding places-bookmarks on the territory of the Moscow region.
«Four active members of an organized group ranging in age from 27 to 37 years is accused of committing six crimes under part 5 of article 228.1 of the criminal code. Withdrawn from illegal circulation more than two hundred kilograms of synthetic drugs. In respect of defendants remanded in custody», — said Wolf, adding that a criminal case with the indictment is directed to court.