THE GUARDIAN: UK accounts for largest share of darknet fentanyl sales in Europe

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Release date: 16/10/2017

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Judith Aldridge, a criminologist at the University of Manchester, said she would be surprised if sales of fentanyl did not increase. “Interestingly, over the past 12 months we’ve seen a demonisation of fentanyl, with many in the darknet community opposed to their sales on crypto-markets.”

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TitleUK accounts for largest share of darknet fentanyl sales in Europe
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date16/10/17
DescriptionJudith Aldridge, a criminologist at the University of Manchester, said she would be surprised if sales of fentanyl did not increase. “Interestingly, over the past 12 months we’ve seen a demonisation of fentanyl, with many in the darknet community opposed to their sales on crypto-markets.”
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/16/uk-accounts-for-largest-share-of-darknet-fentanyl-sales-in-europe
PersonsJudith Aldridge