Two organized criminal group for the dissemination of synthetic drugs over the Internet and telecommunication facilities were detained in Almaty, said the head of the department to combat drug trafficking of MIA RK Sultan Kusetov, reports IA News-Kazakhstan. "Another urgent problem to combat drug trafficking in recent years is the spread of synthetic drugs using internet resources, the use of electronic systems for money transfer such as QIWI. As a result of long-term operation on July 30 in Almaty two criminal groups engaging in criminal activities were detained" - Kusetov said at a press conference.
The prosecutor's office of Almaty on May 22 eliminated almost nine kilograms of psychotropic substances, which have been seized in the course of postal checks, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press-service of agency. Synthetic drugs, collected from 2013 to 2015, were burned. It is noted that it was destroyed 80 thousand doses which cost more than 350 thousand dollars. Another 30 kilograms were burned on May 27 (300 thousand doses) similar synthetic mixtures that were seized in Almaty.
On Saturday, September 19, 2015 during the operational search activities in Aktau, the staff of the office on economic investigations of the Committee of state revenues of the Ministry of Finance together with the staff of the Department of State Revenue for the Mangistau region has been revealed the fact of trafficking banned substances in the car brand of Iveco, en route from Turkey through the sea port of Aktau. Business Information Center Kapital.kz cited according with the Department of State Revenue for the Mangistau region.