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National Geographic — Underworld, Inc. Fake Pharma Go inside the underground economy of knockoff pharma, where the demand for fake drugs continues to grow and buyers can find an abundance on the Internet, in the pharmacies and on the streets.
Knock Offs Anything and everything can be faked: Series 1 From the illegal weapons to the underground sex trade, nothing is off limits and everything is for sale in illegal, underground markets. Human Cargo For illegal migrants crossing from Mexico to the US, threats come not just from the border patrol and the desert, but also from human traffickers. But police are closing in.
The Black Market Fueled by the huge demand for luxury goods, cargo thieves stop at nothing to get their product into the black market. Illegal Gambling Millions of Americans love to gamble, but some forms of gambling are restricted or illegal, pushing them underground, where the rules are very different.
Human Cargo Mexican cartels dominate an extremely lucrative industry exporting undocumented migrants and squeezing them for cash. The Organ Trade The demand for kidney outstrips the supply, creating a shady underworld of mercenary brokers, middlemen and corrupt doctors.
They get the cars out of state, and then via corrupt shippers, overseas. Car Jackers Gangs are working together to steal cars. Here, if you want to play you have to pay.
Workers, suppliers, sellers, customers — and the law enforcement trying to keep it in check - share their experience of a hidden world that touches us all. Knock-Offs Anything and everything can be faked: But some forms of gambling are restricted or illegal, pushing them underground, where the rules are very different.
Sex For Sale Take a look inside the illegal sex trade where pimps treat women as commodities, bought and sold, used and abused, then discarded.
Fracking Hell In Williston, North Dakota, an oil mining boom has brought tens of thousands of blue-collared workers to this once sleepy town. To defend themselves, casinos have become crime-fighting organizations.
But closing a sale requires a good connection. Illegal Gambling Millions of people love to gamble. Take a look inside this illegal trade where pimps treat women as commodities — bought and sold, used and abused, then discarded. Ghost Guns To get away with a crime, criminals look for completely untraceable guns.
Nothing is off-limits; everything is for sale. And what you buy may not be what it seems.
Thousands of Central Americans head north to the US border, lured by hopes for a brighter future, but people smugglers, who are often linked to cartels, make it difficult to cross without their supervision, and for a price. Sex for Sale The illegal, multibillion-dollar global sex trade includes brothels, massage parlors and online escort agencies and is one of the oldest professions.
Fake Pharma Go inside the underground economy of knockoff pharma as the cops crack down on the trade, and the consequences are deadly. Workers, suppliers, sellers, customers — and the law enforcement trying to keep it in check — share their experience of a hidden world that touches us all.