MOSCOW, August 16 (RAPSI, Nikolay Merkulov) – Investigators have completed probe into 19 alleged members of a criminal gang charged with drug dealing, the Interior Ministry’s press service announced on Wednesday.

A criminal case against the defendants has been forwarded to court.

According to investigators, one of the alleged gang leaders conspired with his friend to organize a chain of drug supplies to Moscow and St. Petersburg via the Internet.

From December 2014 to September 2015, they involved about 20 individuals in their drug business. Sales were organized with the use of conspiracy measures by means of website. Supplies were provided by post or using dead drops, the statement reads.