Black Market: Dispatches
Michael K. Williams presents this fascinating series along with VICE correspondents, who investigate what pushes people into underground economies.
S01:E01 - The Tunnels of Gaza
Suffering under economic blockade, Gazans use an illlegal network of tunnels to smuggle in goods to survive. But the tunnels are under attack from Israel and Egypt.
S01:E02 - Kamikaze Gas Smugglers
Colombian smugglers, known as kamikazes, eke out a living by smuggling gas.
S01:E03 - Dark Web
A secret part of the internet is revolutionizing drug dealing.
S01:E04 - Syrian Refugee Girls
Desperate young women fleeing the Syrian war are being trafficked into the sex trade under the guise of religion.
S01:E05 - Poaching Pangolin
The world's most trafficked mammal may go extinct before most people know what it is.
S01:E06 - Sugar Babies
A new kind of dating is changing the rules of prostitution and romance.
S01:E07 - Cheap Whites
With their economy in shambles and a simmering war with Russia, Ukraine's citizens depend on smuggling contaminated, illegal cigarettes into the EU for survival.
S01:E08 - Crime Towers
Amid a housing crisis, scammers setup shop for their criminal enterprises inside London's public housing.
S01:E09 - Vietnam's Transgender Underground
Discriminated against and shunned, Vietnam's trans community turns to illegal hormone and cosmetic treatments.
S01:E10 - Underground Fighting
In Japan, young gangs are looking to break away from the older Yakuza through underground fighting.