British Man Arrested in Kampot for Drug Traffic

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phuketrichard wrote: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:46 am
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I am just curious really to work out what he stood to make. if it sells for $10 per gram that's approx $2,600 $100 per gram is $26,000 not a massive amount for the risk and potential 15-20 years in Jail.
Amsterdam with some connections would be the cheapest, or one of the cheapest places in the world to source and buy such a product. Everything increases in price once you start transporting it. When its over borders and not legal the the the price increases significantly. Nobody is selling MDMA for $10 a gram in Kampot, or anywhere else in Asia. A gram isn't something you can get through in a night like an E or a gram of coke, apparently. Your maths are all wrong.
my maths are not wrong sir, I have asked how much it would be selling for, I have no knowledge of the subject of prices, I speculated a $100 per gram others have said much much lower. If you have some knowledge of price per gram then please share. As for the maths 10 x 260 = 2600 (rounded the grams up) or 100 x 260 = 26000 - unless you have some alternative calculating system?
so presumably the amount this guy stood to make is within those ranges. if its $50 a gram it is $13000, - either way even at the top end it is not a lot of money to risk your freedom for,

So instead of snarky comments perhaps contribute something useful into the discussion, especially as you clearly seem to have some knowledge of this.
We paid €80 for 4gms in 2016. I’d speculate that prices might fluctuate by country, by supply route and all manner of different economic influencers. Weed was cheap as chips in the cafes of Amsterdam. I have no idea about the price of heroin or Colombian Marching Powder as I didn’t buy any. Nor pills, so can’t comment on those either. I would hazard that the mark-up to the dealer would have been worth his while at €20 per gram. Mind you, it was delivered by (I guess) the equivalent of a courier. So the dealer had an extra layer of cost and it was still €20. Either he was a “pile it high, sell it cheap” kind of guy. Or he was making ample profit at €20 to satisfy his needs.
1 grm = apx 8=12 pills as recommended dose is 80-140 mgs. Average dose of MDMA is ur weight in kilos + 50
so if u weighed 70 kilos u'd take 120 mgs
There is no way any normal human could take a gram of MDMA in a night

A quick search turns up
If it’s crystal mdma in a capsule, these can go for about $10 to $20 a pop for about 100–150mg.

In the Netherlands, they are pretty much always €5 each and are typically between 175 mg-205 mg per pill
From my own personal experience of buying in California, a regular pill of ecstasy, normal strength, is $10, just the same as a capsule of molly which is consider to be more pure mdma.
https://www.quora.com/How-much-does-an- ... st?share=1

lots of ill informed druggies here nowadays :stir:
Carry on folks
yeah and according to scientists the amount of alcohol i consume in a night should put me in a coma
a gram of MDMA isnt that big of a task, especially to a regular user whos got built up a resistance
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Damn James!! :shock:
Hes been out here for time
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John Bingham wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:42 am
Soriya wrote: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:47 pm
The guys a twat..probably never smoked a fag in his life let alone dropped a pill or snorted a line.
Likes to think google is his friend and the be all and end all.
Not really, you may not like him, but he was all over Asia before you were even a twinkle in your mom's eye. You have no idea, so please put your ill-informed ideas elsewhere.
Unless the guys in his late 60s i doubt that.
I have been based in asia primarily thailand and hong kong since the late 80s,
Take your assumptions about me elsewhere
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John Bingham wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:42 am
Soriya wrote: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:47 pm
The guys a twat..probably never smoked a fag in his life let alone dropped a pill or snorted a line.
Likes to think google is his friend and the be all and end all.
Not really, you may not like him, but he was all over Asia before you were even a twinkle in your mom's eye. You have no idea, so please put your ill-informed ideas elsewhere.
would be druggies that know shit about drugs.
I was smoking, shooting & dropping before most of you all were born when people did not cut the shit out of the dope

Carry on

PS: NEVER use google, duck duck go is my friend :beer3:

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I have been based in asia primarily thailand and hong kong since the late 80s,
wow, congrats to ya, My first visit to SE Asia overland out of Amsterdam was 1975..was already living in Thailand before you arrived




PPS; anyone snorting 2-3 grams of coke in a 24 hour period is totally wasting it :stir:
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CEOCambodiaNews wrote: Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:13 am Image
Cambodia News (Kampot): On July 9, 2020, at 10:10 am, Kampot police collaborated with the Department of Internal Security in a crack down on drug trafficking, and arrested a foreign man in Sangkat Kampong Kandal, Kampot.
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The suspect was identified as JAMES MATTHEW, a 33-year-old British man, and he was found in possession of 258.18 grams of ecstasy powder. The suspect was sent to the department to follow the legal procedure.
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Soriya wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:18 am
John Bingham wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:42 am
Soriya wrote: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:47 pm
The guys a twat..probably never smoked a fag in his life let alone dropped a pill or snorted a line.
Likes to think google is his friend and the be all and end all.
Not really, you may not like him, but he was all over Asia before you were even a twinkle in your mom's eye. You have no idea, so please put your ill-informed ideas elsewhere.
Unless the guys in his late 60s i doubt that.
I have been based in asia primarily thailand and hong kong since the late 80s,
Take your assumptions about me elsewhere
Open discussion forum, about? Particular of this subject based on a person whom I do not know? That is the person who has been found in possession of an illegal substance in this country, what and why are only answers he knows, people can only speculate on the matter, also such has how long a sentence he will get. Then we have the for and against, over this type of activity, again a choice of the individual, stand on the fence or take either side its our right to do so in the countries that we come from. Same has we had or have a choice in what we do, what our aims are, and what we would want to do in our lives, achievement. There are times also that may hinder, or even stop us in what we may want or achieve, or then again it could be the opposites for one and not for the other.
Life offers its experiences to those who wish to partake or not, for this subject we have discussed in this thread are that of participating in drugs, an illegal substance in most countries, again the drug in question is ecstasy, and for the taker it may give a pleasing factor, or it may bring devastation, and even death, and that can happen with taking less then the gram that the subjects and talk (writings) are mainly about. I ask does it make you superior on the subject if you have participated in the drug? Or what has been stated “someone may only have the knowledge from Google”. Which way has a place on the effective way about writing and discussing subjects on a forum. Such has how you can link ecstasy to the Cardamoms in Cambodia -
Quote from the article -
safrole is a key ingredient, or ‘precursor’, of ecstasy. According to Tom Blickman, a drugs researcher at the Transnational Institute, there are four principal precursors in the manufacture of ecstasy. ‘Safrole is the key starting material in so far as the other three can be synthesised from it,’ he says.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health ... bodia.html

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The guys a twat..probably never smoked a fag in his life let alone dropped a pill or snorted a line.
Likes to think google is his friend and the be all and end all.

Quote from John Bingham -
Not really, you may not like him, but he was all over Asia before you were even a twinkle in your mom's eye. You have no idea, so please put your ill-informed ideas elsewhere.

I am in agreement with John here. Soriya you don’t like him that’s your choice, but you don’t know him, he does make your travels like that of child’s play. I have met him on several occasions and he is a knowledgeable helpful person and never have I known him to say a bad word of people on the forum.

Open discussion forum, about? Particular of this subject based on a person whom I do not know? That is the person who has been found in possession of an illegal substance in this country
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AndyKK wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:27 am
Soriya wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:18 am
John Bingham wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:42 am
Soriya wrote: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:47 pm
The guys a twat..probably never smoked a fag in his life let alone dropped a pill or snorted a line.
Likes to think google is his friend and the be all and end all.
Not really, you may not like him, but he was all over Asia before you were even a twinkle in your mom's eye. You have no idea, so please put your ill-informed ideas elsewhere.
Unless the guys in his late 60s i doubt that.
I have been based in asia primarily thailand and hong kong since the late 80s,
Take your assumptions about me elsewhere
Open discussion forum, about? Particular of this subject based on a person whom I do not know? That is the person who has been found in possession of an illegal substance in this country, what and why are only answers he knows, people can only speculate on the matter, also such has how long a sentence he will get. Then we have the for and against, over this type of activity, again a choice of the individual, stand on the fence or take either side its our right to do so in the countries that we come from. Same has we had or have a choice in what we do, what our aims are, and what we would want to do in our lives, achievement. There are times also that may hinder, or even stop us in what we may want or achieve, or then again it could be the opposites for one and not for the other.
Life offers its experiences to those who wish to partake or not, for this subject we have discussed in this thread are that of participating in drugs, an illegal substance in most countries, again the drug in question is ecstasy, and for the taker it may give a pleasing factor, or it may bring devastation, and even death, and that can happen with taking less then the gram that the subjects and talk (writings) are mainly about. I ask does it make you superior on the subject if you have participated in the drug? Or what has been stated “someone may only have the knowledge from Google”. Which way has a place on the effective way about writing and discussing subjects on a forum. Such has how you can link ecstasy to the Cardamoms in Cambodia -
Quote from the article -
safrole is a key ingredient, or ‘precursor’, of ecstasy. According to Tom Blickman, a drugs researcher at the Transnational Institute, there are four principal precursors in the manufacture of ecstasy. ‘Safrole is the key starting material in so far as the other three can be synthesised from it,’ he says.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health ... bodia.html

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The guys a twat..probably never smoked a fag in his life let alone dropped a pill or snorted a line.
Likes to think google is his friend and the be all and end all.

Quote from John Bingham -
Not really, you may not like him, but he was all over Asia before you were even a twinkle in your mom's eye. You have no idea, so please put your ill-informed ideas elsewhere.

I am in agreement with John here. Soriya you don’t like him that’s your choice, but you don’t know him, he does make your travels like that of child’s play. I have met him on several occasions and he is a knowledgeable helpful person and never have I known him to say a bad word of people on the forum.

Open discussion forum, about? Particular of this subject based on a person whom I do not know? That is the person who has been found in possession of an illegal substance in this country
I never once said i dont like him, i dont know him, i called him a twat, that goes for anyone who still calls mdma molly.
Congrats on his long life and travels, and i am sure he has some stories to tell. I have read some of them.here.
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He deserves some respect for his experience in travel. :hattip: But it seems to give him some sort of superiority complex... Shoots down and dismisses the opinions of others, always thinking he knows better. :facepalm:
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I find it amusing when a thread ends up about who’s been traveling the longest (or who’s the oldest, really.

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Longhaul12 wrote: Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:03 am He deserves some respect for his experience in travel. :hattip: But it seems to give him some sort of superiority complex... Shoots down and dismisses the opinions of others, always thinking he knows better. :facepalm:
Agree with you on the experience, but my thoughts about him.havent changed.
Anyone who says they have done all the drugs he says and then needs drugwise to prove his point is a twat. Give me your hands on experience yes, dont then use drugwise to back up your claims
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