“Putin’s assassination” was requested on the darknet. Success reward reaches a staggering 500 million yen! ≈ 253 million rubles
The following messages have appeared on The Board forum for several days since May 3rd. ‘Attempt on President Ru-VVP’.
According to a user who read the job details, the only eligibility requirements to apply were “military with war experience” and “confidentiality of the requested information”, and it stated that if the candidate is selected, they will be paid in advance for travel and other necessary expenses, and also provide weapons. The amount of the reward was also clearly stated: $4.2 million for a successful kill, $1.8 million (about 200 million yen) for a mortal wound, and $600,000 (about 70 million yen) for minor injuries or disruption that renders a person unable to lead. (about $70 million).
On the site, the fee schedule details different types of targets, such as “civilians” and “public figures”, as well as the amount of remuneration depending on the type of damage caused, for example, the price for the “murder” of a “public figure” is set at three levels from 180 000 to $300,000, with a difference between two and three digits. Putin’s assassination is likely to be seen as a “special assignment”.
A topic ”How much will you pay me if I kill Putin?”
Putin’s name has also been seen on a dark web site called Hitmen for Hire. The award was $120 million ≈ 7 billion rubles