German authorities seized and shut down Hydra, a Russian-language darknet market, and seized around $25 million in Bitcoin.
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"Most dealers make more profits in prison than outside – what the fuck have they got to spent cash on while locked up?"
The tragic case reflects a rise in children using and selling Class A drugs.
VICE News spoke to a drug gang about the challenges they have faced since mid-March, including $125,000 of heroin going missing and the fact they owe their cocaine supplier over half a million dollars.
Eric survived a tough childhood to run cocaine sales in a string of north London pubs and bars. Along the way, he's seen the capital transformed by gentrification and new drug cultures. This is his story.
Most Russian drug dealers don't hand off drugs anymore—they stash them in geotagged hiding spots ready for pickup by online buyers.
"Prices on an ounce [of weed] have gone up from £160 to £240."
A conversation with the person behind Shotta Texts, the popular Instagram handle that posts classic exchanges between dealers and customers.