Opioid sellers use Internet's dark corners to stump RCMP, China


By -- Globe and Mail —— Bio and Archives June 19, 2017

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The RCMP and China’s Ministry of Public Security are being stymied in joint investigations to stem the smuggling of powerful synthetic opioids into Canada because the trade is largely conducted through the so-called Dark Web.

RCMP Chief Superintendent Scott Doran says most of the opioids such as fentanyl and its chemical precursors arrive in small packages through the mail from China, predominantly in the Vancouver area.—More…


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