A new study provides insights into the shadowy world of criminal enforcement in Britain.
The illicit drug trade is thriving on the dark web because it's seen as safer and more profitable than street dealing, according to encrypted interviews with people who sell drugs online.
Teenagers become indentured to drug dealers after owing them money for weed, creating a hierarchy of exploitation with the user at the bottom.
Why bother chasing big drugs operations when it makes no difference? Here are three reasons.
Despite the growth in darknet drug trading in Australia, there are important reasons why it is less harmful than street drug dealing.