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600 armed German cops storm Cyberbunker hosting biz on illegal darknet market claims

Pascal Monett Silver badge
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"200 servers along with documents, cellphones and large quantities of cash"

Yep, but no guns.

600 armed officers seems a tad much for invading an ISP's premises, even if said ISP is located in a bunker. I mean come on, there's 450 of those guys who must have spent four hours just standing around.

Yes, it was a WWII bunker. That does not mean that it was defended like a WWII bunker. If it had been, I'm pretty sure that 600 cops might not have been enough, and the death toll would have been, as they say, catastrophic.

A much better option would have been to send a squad of 20 men, and keep a hundred as backup. If shots got actually fired, then bring in the army.

They made a pseudo-military operation out of a perfectly civilian one.

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