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The international darknet drugs trade - a regional analysis of cryptomarkets

Martin, James and Cunliffe, Jack D and Décary-Hétu, David and Aldridge, Judith (2018) The international darknet drugs trade - a regional analysis of cryptomarkets. In: Smith, Russell G., ed. Organised crime research in Australia 2018. Australian Institute of Criminology Research Reports . Australian Institute of Criminology, pp. 95-103. (KAR id:67390)

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This chapter presents a descriptive analysis of illicit drug trading conducted via cryptomarkets,

years, cryptomarkets have emerged as a significant new vector for the retail and delivery of

concerns the location of vendors who use the darknet to trade illicit drugs across national

selling drugs on cryptomarkets (eg Christin 2013; Soska & Christin 2015), these previous studies

domestic-only clientele. The aim of this research is to fill this gap in knowledge and determine

oriented drug vendors, as well as which countries dominate the trade in particular drugs,

specifically cannabis, ecstasy-type products, cocaine, methamphetamine and opioids.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Jack Cunliffe
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2018 08:32 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:55 UTC
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