When it comes to drugs on the deepweb, both buyers and sellers share a similar concern: shipping. It’s the part of the exchange that likely takes place in the hands of government postal agencies and, if you’re shipping across borders, your country’s ever intrusive customs agency. Packages in the mail are what ultimately lead to the demise of Erkran, Sweden’s largest drug dealer.
According to Sydsvenskan, a Swedish news outlet, Swedish Customs discovered packages heading into the country that contained significant quantities of drugs. The initial package was seized and they proceeded to notify the police, who then started to discover that many packages were going to multiple addresses throughout Gothenburg. Each package was addressed to a non-existent company in industrial areas where ErKran was able to easily pick them up.
After police discovered which address was used most frequently, a sting operation was set in motion. It wasn’t long before a 42-year-old man showed up to empty the mailbox where he was met with officers and an arrest. Police claim he was carrying 160,000 Sek ($18,652 USD), a handgun of undisclosed caliper,