black market - updates

Rappler's latest stories on black market


Offshore to online: How money was laundered in the past

Mar 19, 2016 - 5:00 PM

From investing to businesses to offshore bank accounts past high profile cases highlight the many ways people hide money obtained illegally

FIFA fires secretary general Valcke

Jan 13, 2016 - 7:31 PM

The former right hand man to FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been accused of aiding a scheme to sell 2014 World Cup tickets on the black market

FIRED. The FIFA Emergency Committee decided, on January 9, 2016, to dismiss Jerome Valcke, seen here in this file photo from March 2014, from the position of FIFA Secretary General with immediate effect. File Photo by STEFFEN SCHMIDT/EPA

US gun smuggling: Who is Dr Wilson S. Lim?

Mar 30, 2014 - 2:21 AM

UPDATED The FBI says at least 2 Filipinos are involved in a scheme to smuggle 2 million in weapons from the PH to the US Only one is identified: Dr Wilson Lim

Hungary turns to black market for a smoke

Jan 04, 2014 - 11:58 AM

Authorities say their crackdown is intended to stop sales to minors and reduce smoking

3 Chinese in Tanzanian court over ivory haul

Nov 09, 2013 - 10:28 PM

The Asian black market for rhino horn and elephant tusks used in traditional medicine has driven a boom in poaching across Africa

HUNTED. Rhinos continue to be illegally poached for their precious horns used for traditional medicine in Asia

668 rhinos slaughtered

Jan 10, 2013 - 10:53 PM

Demand for their horns continue to surge on the black market in Asia

Chinese man admits guilt in US$100M pirate software sting

Jan 08, 2013 - 2:57 PM

A Chinese businessman pleads guilty to 46 counts of software piracy with the software s estimated retail value pegged at US 100M

Corona's dollar trades in 1960s were 'illegal'

May 28, 2012 - 2:12 PM

When Chief Justice Renato Corona bought and sold dollars in the 1960 s outside of the banking system he was engaged in the black market which was illegal according to former Monetary Board members Vicente Valdepeñas and Dante Canlas

Tycoon arrests blacken Hong Kong's clean image

Apr 09, 2012 - 7:00 PM

The arrest of the billionaire Kwok brothers is being called a black eye for what was supposedly one of the most open and transparent markets in the world

Palace on P51-B case vs Marcos, Ongpin: Don't blame us

Jan 23, 2012 - 11:45 AM

The less than 2 year Aquino government is not to blame for the unfavorable decision on the 24 year old Binondo central bank case says Palace official