American, Danish and Swedish police have cooperated on the case of attempt at the purchase of 83 firearms.

A major international investigation has led to two men accused of would buy a total of 83 firearms and associated ammunition.

Three others, a woman and two men, are alleged to have attempted to receive some of the many weapons. Only at a place in Woodstock and later in the rastepladsen Owner Bavnehøj to the West.

the Agreements on the purchases took place partly on the “Dark Web”, the so-called dark net, which is a undergrowth on the internet, as a part of criminal uses. And partly via the secure message service Signal.

the Case opened by us police officers in Homeland Security. In Denmark, the specialenheden Special Investigation into the West has been responsible for the investigation, like the Swedish police have been involved, according to a press release issued by east Jutland Police on Friday.

In the work with the case, the police have used agents. They have performed in the role of sellers, according to the indictment.

Among the defendants is a Swedish citizen and a Romanian citizen, and three Serbian nationals, who all have ties to Sweden, informs the prosecutor Signe Gråkjær. They range in age from 33 to 39 years.

– It is me you know one of the biggest cases of arms purchases on the net in Denmark, and seems to be a very organized, international network of criminals who have attempted to obtain numerous and dangerous weapons to the criminal environments, says Signe Gråkjær in the press release.

the Charges relate to two trades.

In the first of which was the price of the 20 firearms agreed to 30,000 dollars, which was deposited in bitcoins.

One of the now defendants lodged in Vamdrup and took here against a postal package with the weapons. Earlier the police had, however, discreetly made sure that they would not work. Immediately after having acknowledged receipt, in July last year, was the person arrested.

In november, there was – according to the prosecution – a new agreement in place. Now on the purchase of the 63 weapons. The 25 was to be delivered on rastepladsen Owner Bavnehøj to the West.

9. november sat two police officers in a van and played the role of sellers. They showed a fully automatic weapon rather than one of the now defendants, who had 25.500 euro in a vakuumpose. But when he took the gloves to give the money to the ushers, were both he and another arrested.

All five accused denies guilty, inform the prosecutor Signe Gråkjær. The court in Horsens, denmark to hear the case in november and december.