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5 SURPRISING ITEMS YOU CAN
BUY ON THE BLACK MARKET
What comes to mind when you
think about the black market?
What comes to mind when you
think about the black market?
Organs? Exotic pets? Drugs?
Many items that
are sold on the
black market can
probably be found
in your own home.
The items on the
black market can
range from
gruesome to boring
… and everything
in between.
Here are just some of the items you
can find on the black market:
Cell Phones: Thieves can easily
swap stolen phones for cash.
Cell Phones: Thieves can easily
swap stolen phones for cash.
Theft of mobile devices makes
up 40% of all robberies in
majo...
CigareLes: Sure,
you can pick up a
pack almost
anywhere — but
on the black
market, you don’t
have to pay taxes.
In New York, some
criminal gangs
stock up on
cigareMes and resell
them on the streets.
Baby Formula: It’s
referred to as
“liquid gold” for a
reason: the street
value of baby
formula ranges
from $15 to $30.
Drug dealers
oQen stretch
products like heroin
or meth by mixing it
with powdered
baby formula.
Twinkies: When
Hostess announced
that it was going out
of business in 2012,
people stocked up
on their favorite
snack cake...
At the height of the
Twinkie panic, a
single box sold for
$10,000 on eBay.
Sperm: In Canada, it is illegal to
pay donors for their eggs or
sperm. But on the black market,
it’s easy to make a quick ...
Sperm is dangerous to shop for
in an unregulated market —
recipients do not know if the
sperm is free of STDs.
The black market is illegal for a reason.
These products are unregulated. You could
be putting your personal safety at risk.
Even something as small as a
stolen bottle of baby formula
can go on your criminal record,
which shows up on a
background ...
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The black market may seem mysterious — but many items that are sold on the black market can be found in your own home. Seriously! Here are five surprisingly everyday items that are hot sellers.

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5 Surprising Items You Can Buy On The Black Market

  1. 1. 5 SURPRISING ITEMS YOU CAN BUY ON THE BLACK MARKET
  2. 2. What comes to mind when you think about the black market?
  3. 3. What comes to mind when you think about the black market? Organs? Exotic pets? Drugs?
  4. 4. Many items that are sold on the black market can probably be found in your own home.
  5. 5. The items on the black market can range from gruesome to boring … and everything in between.
  6. 6. Here are just some of the items you can find on the black market:
  7. 7. Cell Phones: Thieves can easily swap stolen phones for cash.
  8. 8. Cell Phones: Thieves can easily swap stolen phones for cash. Theft of mobile devices makes up 40% of all robberies in major U.S. cities.
  9. 9. CigareLes: Sure, you can pick up a pack almost anywhere — but on the black market, you don’t have to pay taxes.
  10. 10. In New York, some criminal gangs stock up on cigareMes and resell them on the streets.
  11. 11. Baby Formula: It’s referred to as “liquid gold” for a reason: the street value of baby formula ranges from $15 to $30.
  12. 12. Drug dealers oQen stretch products like heroin or meth by mixing it with powdered baby formula.
  13. 13. Twinkies: When Hostess announced that it was going out of business in 2012, people stocked up on their favorite snack cakes.
  14. 14. At the height of the Twinkie panic, a single box sold for $10,000 on eBay.
  15. 15. Sperm: In Canada, it is illegal to pay donors for their eggs or sperm. But on the black market, it’s easy to make a quick buck.
  16. 16. Sperm is dangerous to shop for in an unregulated market — recipients do not know if the sperm is free of STDs.
  17. 17. The black market is illegal for a reason.
  18. 18. These products are unregulated. You could be putting your personal safety at risk.
  19. 19. Even something as small as a stolen bottle of baby formula can go on your criminal record, which shows up on a background check.
  20. 20. VIEW YOUR BACKGROUND CHECK Use Instant Checkmate today! www.instantcheckmate.com
  21. 21. DISCLAIMER: It is PROHIBITED by law to use our service or the informaYon it provides to make decisions about consumer credit, employment, insurance, tenant screening, or for any other purpose subject to the Fair Credit ReporYng Act, 15 USC 1681 et seq. Instant Checkmate does not provide consumer reports and is not a consumer reporYng agency. The informaYon available on our website may not be 100% accurate, complete, or up to date, so do not use this informaYon as a subsYtute for your own due diligence, especially if you have concerns about a person’s criminal history. Instant Checkmate does not make any representaYon or warranty about the accuracy of the informaYon available through our website or about the character or integrity of the person about whom you inquire. For more informaYon, please review Instant Checkmate Terms of Use.
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The black market may seem mysterious — but many items that are sold on the black market can be found in your own home. Seriously! Here are five surprisingly everyday items that are hot sellers. Be careful with these black market items. Dealing with stolen goods can end up on your criminal record — which shows up on your background check. Want to learn more? Run a background check today using Instant Checkmate!

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