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ILLICIT: How Smugglers, Traffickers, and Copycats are Hijacking the World Economy

By Moises Naim | November 9, 2005

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The counterfeit trade is worth 630 billion dollars a year and it’s not just fashion items. There are fake airplane parts, medicines and even gas stations. Growth in trading people, arms and drugs is equally staggering. Technology has proved a boon not only to international terrorist groups but also to black-market networks, which are organized in remarkably similar ways.

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