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Brooklyn 99 -- Ramen as Currency

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With Jake stuck in prison, he needs to find a way to get a cell phone. His prison pal, Caleb, tells him about an opportunity to get a cell phone from another inmate in gen pop (general population), but it’s going to cost Jake. 37 more words

Television

Two Leading Online Black Markets Are Shut Down by Authorities - The New York Times

AlphaBay grew into a business with 200,000 users and 40,000 vendors β€” or 10 times the size of Silk Road β€” the Justice Department said Thursday. 26 more words

Technology

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How the Biggest Online Black Market, AlphaBay, Was Shut Down

The authorities said that 122 vendors had been advertising the synthetic opioid fentanyl on the site.

Published: July 20, 2017 at 05:30AM

Business Day By NATHANIEL POPPER and REBECCA R. 68 more words

NYT

Lit rec #208: β€œWar was always here. Before man was, war waited for him. The ultimate trade awaiting its ultimate practitioner.” (1985)

Judge, the Kid, and the true story of the black market for scalps run by Union soldiers run rogue. BLOOD MERIDIAN by Cormac McCarthy.