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Australian drug dealers say theyve moved to selling online because its both more lucrative and less risky [Video]

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  • New research about the habits of online drug dealers in Australia and abroad shows that technologies like cryptocurrencies and encrypted messaging apps have supercharged the industry.
  • Interviewees claim that the financial benefits combined with reduced risk of arrest or violence motivated their decision to sell drugs online.
  • Researchers also noticed that online selling has led to ‘gentrification’ of the industry, allowing sellers to avoid parts of the profession they deem unattractive.
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Ecommerce has revolutionised nearly every industry on earth — including the sale of illegal drugs.

New research on the habits of drug dealers from Australia and the globe reveals that they’re embracing selling in online markets, particularly those using cryptocurrencies.

The Australian Institute of Criminology’s How and why vendors sell on cryptomarketsused anonymous interviews via with 13 drug dealers, ranging from those who sold less than $10,000 to large scale operations bringing in more than $100,000 in yearly …

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UPS Reportedly Tells Drivers to Stop Picking up From Major Retailers Amid Pandemic-Amplified Holiday Surge [Video]

UPS has reportedly told its drivers to stop picking up from major retailers amid a surge in holiday shopping that is amplified by the coronavirus pandemic. According to The Wall Street Journal, the outlet obtained an internal message that ordered drivers are not to pick up from a handful of [...]

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https://youtu.be/QvBWu9jVX8M In this footage, hens advance upon an Amazon driver, who makes a fast exit. The hens pursue him to the driveway, then stand guard lest he return.

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ASB MAGAZINE: Two-time world champion surferJohn John Florence, in partnership with Clif Bar, has released a new documentary film Tokyo Rising, through Amazon Prime Video.Tokyo Risingchronicles Florences 2019 professional surfing season and quest to earn a position on the inaugural Team USA Olympic surf team. With Kelly Slater on his heels, Florence is faced with a high-stakes decision five months after reconstructive surgery on his ACL. The battle for Olympic qualification comes down to the Pipe Masters on Oahus North Shore.