Spanish Resident Arrested for Selling Illegal Drugs Procured Using Bitcoin

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Bitcoin and drugs are known to go well together. While there is some truth to it, the media has portrayed digital currency as the preferred currency for buying and selling illegal drugs, contraband and weapons. But again the definition of “Illegal Drugs” vary from place to place.

The law enforcement authorities in A Coruna province recently arrested a man who was selling drugs over the internet in the region. According to the police, the perpetrator used to place online advertisements for weight loss medication, which is illegal in the country. These advertisements attracted the attention of law enforcement agencies whose investigation into the advertisements led to the perpetrator’s detention.

When the police turned up at his place, they also more than what the advertisement announced. He was found to be also in possession of depressants, narcotics and drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and other disorders, most of which are illegal too.

According to media reports, the person was ordering illegal medicines from abroad by ordering them on the deep web, paying for it in bitcoin. He was then selling it to the people in the region by placing advertisements on the internet. To make it hard for the

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