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Drug trafficking: wave of arrests among the administrators of the "Whatsapp of narcos"


PARISIAN INFO. Since Monday, several operations have been carried out in Dubai, Spain and the Dominican Republic by Europol and cyber

The operation almost collapsed on May 20.

While Dominican police are watching Paul K., this Canadian citizen realizes this.

The agents are ""unhooked" and must advance his arrest.

On the board of Europol and the Jirs (specialized interregional jurisdiction) of Lille which has been investigating since November 2018, Paul K. is the main target of a wave of arrests scheduled for the month of June.

He is considered the administrator of EncroChat, an encrypted messaging system also nicknamed the "criminals' Whatsapp" or the "narcos' Whatsapp".

More than 90% of users are crooks who use it for their transactions.

"The working hypothesis is that EncroChat was created to order," said a source close to the investigation.

According to our information, Paul K.

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Source: leparis

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