UK ACCOUNTS FOR LARGEST SHARE OF DARKNET FENTANYL SALES IN EUROPE

THE UK IS THE LARGEST HOST OF FENTANYL SALES ON THE DARKNET IN EUROPE, WITH 1,000 TRADES BEING MADE IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS, RESEARCH SHOWS.

UK ACCOUNTS FOR LARGEST SHARE OF DARKNET FENTANYL SALES IN EUROPE

"Our research so far shows that shutting down these marketplaces has not reduced the total amount of trade.
A team at the institute has been scraping the world's largest darknet marketplaces since April 2017.
Darknet markets or cryptomarkets have been operating since the launch of Silk Road in February 2011.

The UK is the largest host of fentanyl sales on the darknet in Europe, with 1,000 trades being made in the last few months, research shows. Experts at the Oxford Internet Institute said the UK was a “significant player”...

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