black market

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Synonyms for black market

people who engage in illicit trade

an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

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The manner in which the government has given almost a free hand to hoarders, smugglers and black-marketers, the galloping inflation has badly disoriented the less privileged section of the population which is rapidly slipping down the poverty line.
It employs 15 staff from a well-known security firm for pavement patrol, and closely monitors the internet to weed out black-marketers.
Police said the deadly alcohol was sold openly to poor farmworkers at liquor stores under the brand name Thunderbolt, a well-known cheap sugarcane liquor; police suspect black-marketers refilled discarded bottles with a mixture of methanol, which is normally used as an antifreeze in cars.
He said profiteers and black-marketers have been active to take undue advantage of the linking of LPG price to Saudi Aramco contract price.
KARACHI, September 04, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): Profiteers and black-marketers have become active to take undue advantage of the linking of LPG price to Saudi Aramco Contract Price.