15 Things You Won't Believe Are Sold On The Black Market

The prospect of illegally sold items can be traced back to many different moments throughout history, however one of the most ideal times for black marketing came around World War II. Black markets have been around for quite some time and have created such an impact upon everyone around the world in a variety of ways. Since the rationing during World War II, people have been finding ways to change the way we buy our items. And even though the term is widely known, not many people know exactly what the black market is. Most consider the black market to be the illegal sale and trade of various items. And while this may seem harmless to some, it is a very illegal ordeal. Some of the items which are sold on the black market tend to get a lot more attention than others. Such things include: human hair, sperm, and even something as abnormal as baby formula. There are a wide variety of items to choose from and even the internet has been affected by black marketing schemes. However, certain unusual items have caught the attention of the public and here, we have a list of fifteen of the most unusual items ever to be sold on the black market.

15 Sugar

14 Almonds

13 Laundry Detergent

12 Twinkies

11 Rhino Horns

10 Sea Cucumbers

9 Transportation

8 Video Game Scores

7 Human Hair

6 Baby Formula

5 Sperm

4 Holy Water

3 Plastic Surgery

2 Flight Attendant Uniforms

1 Organs

Humor rises when someone starts joking about selling organs and body parts to the black market, however, this is a very real thing. People from all over have been selling their organs and body parts for a big buck and it's not at all unusual. Kidneys especially have been sold at a very high rate, as well as human hair, and even blood. While many may find this rather disturbing, sellers on the black market do not turn their heads at the opportunity to find a great kidney and find substantial profit in the selling of these body parts and organs.


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