Crime, Inc.: The Underground Economy (DVDs)

$849.75

This five-part CNBC series reveals some of the most disturbing examples of high-stakes crime, from human
trafficking to the underground prescription drug market.

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America prides itself on being pro-business. Unfortunately, some of its biggest businesses are illegal – nurtured by
corruption, malevolent technology, and sophisticated criminal networks.
 
This five-part CNBC series reveals some of the most disturbing examples of high-stakes crime, from human
trafficking to the underground prescription drug market.
 
Spotlighting the ringleaders, wayward souls, and systematic con artists who keep illicit corporations in business, the
series also offers perspectives from law enforcement experts and from former denizens of the criminal landscape.
 
Viewing time: 44 minutes per DVD. In English, with English-language subtitles. 2011. $849.75 for the 5-part series.
Can purchase each DVD separately for $169.95 each; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.
 
Titles include:

  • Human Trafficking
    From prostitution to slave labor, human trafficking knows no moral or geographical boundaries. This CNBC program
    examines an underground global industry in which hopelessness and greed create a sinister, sometimes
    lethal combination.
    Click here to view a video clip.

  • Stolen Goods
    Through a complex web of robbery and reselling – via black-market buyers, shady Internet sites,
    and even legitimate businesses – the traffic in purloined goods rakes in billions each year.
    This CNBC program examines the world of organized stealing.

    Click here to view a video clip.

  • Counterfeit Goods

    Fake handbags, watches, shoes, perfumesthe business of counterfeit products is the largest underground
    industry in the world, generating hundreds of billions of dollars for the perpetrators while sapping the
    economy, putting lives in jeopardy, and funding organized crime in the process.

    Click here to view a video clip.

  • Illegal Gambling
    Although mobsters and bookies havent exactly gone away, technology has made illegal gambling more
    accessible to the everyday person. This CNBC program goes inside the high-stakes world of illicit
    betting, both online and off, that allows more and more people to cash inor face prison terms and
    possibly worse.

    Click here to view a video clip.

  • Deadly Prescriptions
    Retail prescription drug sales topped $300 billion in 2010 alone, and criminals are doing everything they
    can to get a piece of the market. This CNBC program takes a hard look at illegal enterprises that are
    spreading pain and suffering – not to mention addictionacross America.

    Click here to view a video clip.

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