DailyDirt: Actual Theft & Underground Economies

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Economists have a hard enough time trying to figure out economic statistics from legitimate businesses and activities that are honestly reported to the government. But every so often, someone points out that the official numbers for unemployment or GDP are more than just slightly off. Here are just a few interesting stories related to some fairly sizable underground economies. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: black market, detergent, diamonds, gray market, heist, system d, theft, tide, underground economy
Companies: p&g


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