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CINA Distinguished Speaker Series: Gretchen Peters “How Organized Crime Weaponized Social Media”
October 13, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tune in on Wednesday, October 13 at 12:00 p.m. when Gretchen Peters, Executive Director of The Center on Illicit Networks and Transnational Organized Crime who will speak about her organization’s work on the way organized crime has weaponized social media. In-person attendance is on a first come first serve basis. You must register in advance to attend.
The in-person event will take place at the George Mason University, Fairfax campus: Room 3301, Exploratory Hall 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
Gretchen Peters is the Executive Director of The Center on Illicit Networks and Transnational Organized Crime (CINTOC). She has served as a consultant to the U.S. Defense Department and U.S. law enforcement on transnational organized crime and co-chaired an OECD Task Force on fighting wildlife crime. Her expertise is in researching and mapping transnational organized crime networks, working with U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command among others. Gretchen authored the groundbreaking book, Seeds of Terror, about the Taliban’s role in the Afghan heroin trade. She has also written various chapters in leading academic books about the intersection of crime and conflict.