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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Eve teasing, murders, black-marketeering and a host of other anti-social activities took place here.
Worse still, widespread evasion, hoarding and black-marketeering is rife because of official complicity and corruption.
After comparing Sinn Fein to the Nazis, he mentioned everything from shootings to punishment beatings, black-marketeering to extortion and from international terrorist links to Stormontgate and Castlereagh.
Black-marketeering is likewise evoked as a liberating activity, providing the protagonist with the financial security she craved.
A desperate shortage of foreign exchange gave rise to a shortage of consumer goods in the supermarkets of the capital Victoria on Mahe island, and the imposition of tough exchange control regulations and draconian legislation to counter black-marketeering. New laws have obliged foreign tourists, who earn the country an estimated 70% of the country's foreign exchange, to pay for hotel accommodation in US dollars.
Mladic, who made millions from looting and black-marketeering, has also been on holiday at an Adriatic resort in Montenegro.