Cybercrime Observatory



Small potent doses of illegal drugs are evading authorities but having a huge impact

Small quantities of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl are being smuggled past customs barriers and used to create recreational drugs, which are spreading at an alarming rate with the help of cryptocurrencies.

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Criminal trade in new synthetic drugs

The criminal trade in new synthetic drugs is profitable, sophisticated, dangerous, and rapidly expanding. In this latest research from RegNet’s Roderic Broadhurst, he examines the transnational links between organised crime groups, and the implications of the expansion of the trade for law enforcement agencies in Asia and Oceania.

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NEW Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation

We are excited to launch the new Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation, which is now taking applications

The underground market for ransomware

Opinion piece by Rod Broadhurst in The Conversation

Updated:  10 August 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, RegNet/Page Contact:  Director, RegNet