eDarkTrends update: New synthetic opiods identified on two cryptomarkets.

TitleeDarkTrends update: New synthetic opiods identified on two cryptomarkets.
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsFrancois R. Lamy, Raminta Daniulaityte, Amit Sheth, Robert Carlson, Ramzi W. Nahhas, Monica Barratt, Usha Lokala
KeywordsCrypto Market, Fentanyl, Synthetic opioids
Abstract

New synthetic opioids emerge periodically circumventing existing administrative bans and fueling the opiate/opioid crisis with unknown substances In an effort to inform public health practitioners on new emerging substances in a timely manner, the eDarkTrends project aims to collect and analyze synthetic opioids-related data from Darknet cryptomarkets. Recently notified through the NDEWS network, new substances (U-48,800, ortho- Methylmethoxyacetylfentanyl, Despropionyl ortho-Methylfentanyl) were identified by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (0CDETF). Based on these recent developments, we would like to share some preliminary results from the eDarkTrends project.

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