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Illicit : the dark trade.

Fitzwilliam, Helen. (Producer, Director, Screenwriter). Bredar, John B. (Screenwriter). Coyote, Peter. (Narrator). Numeroff, Richard. (Added Author). Mairesse, Emmanuel. (Added Author). Naím, Moisés. Illicit. (Bibliographic antecedent).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 50 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Summary, etc.:
National Geographic explores the shadowy world of illicit trade, where dangerous multi-billion dollar criminal networks threaten whole sectors of our global economy. Based on the book, Illicit, by Dr. Moises Naim-highly acclaimed editor of Foreign Policy magazine-Illicit: The Dark Trade travels the globe to expose the dire consequences of this dirty industry: money laundering, political corruption, and the subversion of entire governments. From knock-off handbags to bootlegged compact discs to fake pharmaceuticals, this hard-hitting special reveals how consumers' insatiable demand for counterfeit merchandise has given birth to a vast criminal system that must be battled every single day.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Transnational crime.
Product counterfeiting.
Crime and globalization.
Globalization > Economic aspects.
Globalization > Moral and ethical aspects.
Money laundering.
Drug traffic.
Illegal arms transfers.
Intellectual property infringement.
Illegal aliens.

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