Strange things that are highly valuable on the black market
Flight attendant uniforms: There are some obvious security risks surrounding posing as a flight attendant.
Flight attendant uniforms: Interestingly, the reason most people in Japan were so eager to get their hands.
Sea cucumber: One of the most unusual delicacies, the sea cucumber is a rare species popular in China.
Sea cucumber: It's even considered illegal to purchase, so the black market is the only place one could get a sea cucumber.
Laundry detergent: Have you ever wondered why laundry detergent is sometimes locked up in the grocery store.
Laundry detergent: They would then resell the detergent at a highly discounted price, making it part of “organized retail crime,” or ORC.
Fake degrees: School can be extremely expensive and time-consuming, but you can get a real-looking degree for much less time.
Fake degrees: These “diploma mills,” as they're called, make millions of dollars each year making these fake documents.
Sand: While most people associate sand with a relaxing day on the beach, there's another world in which it's associated with violent crime.
Sand: Specifically sand from around water sources is in high demand because desert sand grains are too round for construction.