Three defendants for alleged money laundering and drug trafficking on the dark web

South Australian police have charged two men and a woman with drug trafficking and money laundering after their alleged crimes were exposed on the dark web.

Earlier this week, detectives from SAPOL and the Australian Federal Police searched a home and business in Adelaide and property in Kings Park.

Police seized more than $ 1 million in cash, $ 700,000 in cryptocurrency, along with drugs suspected of being cocaine, LSD, cannabis, and steroids.

Police said the drugs have an estimated street value of more than $ 150,000.

A significant amount of what is suspected of being cannabis was also seized. (Supplied: SA Police)

Two houses and a sports motorcycle, collectively valued at $ 1.27 million, were also seized in what police described as the “largest cryptocurrency seizure by SAPOL.”

Four boxes full of small jars
The boxes of steroids seized by the SA Police. (Supplied: SAPOL)

A 27-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, both from Adelaide, and a 24-year-old man from Kings Park, have been charged with multiple counts of commercial drug trafficking, money laundering and importation of a large quantity. commercial amount of LSD.

All three were placed in pretrial detention after appearing before Adelaide Magistrates Court.

They will face court again on May 24.

A bag containing blocks of a white substance.
A bag of what the police suspect is cocaine. (Supplied: SA Police)


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