How Illicit Markets Really Operate – David Hétu – PSW #686

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David Hétu
Chief Research Officer at Flare Systems

David Hétu is a co-founder and Chief Research Officer of Flare Systems. David has a Ph.D. in criminology from the Université de Montréal. His main research interest is in online illicit markets and the impact of technology on crime. David’s research has been published in the highest academic journals (ex. British Medical Journal) and presented at leading conferences. David and his team will be launching the BSides MTL conference in the Fall 2021.


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