On 29 May, a news release from Europol posed the question: what effect is COVID-19 having on the largest criminal market in the EU? A new report has been released reports higher prices, local shortages and reduced purity for some drugs, while noting continued violence among suppliers and distributors. It also shows how organised crime groups remain active and resilient, by ‘adapting transportation models, trafficking routes and concealment methods’, even during the pandemic.
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