Over several days here, I was pretty good at spotting the basic black marketeer
offering tickets from "a friend" who "wasn't able to make it."
"While fixing up the tryst with our destiny, Nehru, the builder of this midnight country, had also offered to erect a few lamp posts across the countryside - not to get us electricity but to hang the corrupt, the black marketeer
and the hawala trader on".
Such was the demand from gardeners we could, like apprentice Black Marketeers
, name our price.
The internet auction site has been flooded with tickets to the December 10 charity gig, despite a ballot system set up by promoters to beat the black marketeers
But while the black marketeers
make a killing, many 'Phonics fans were left ticketless for the Cwmaman band's performance at Cardiff International Arena on November 18, which sold out almost immediately.
He said: "I want to defend consumers' rights to shop around in the single market, but not at the expense of boosting bootleggers and black marketeers
competing unfairly with local retailers.
They pointed out the raw deal the Yanks were getting, netting about $15 a pay fighting the war while men deemed unqualified for military service, black marketeers
, and war workers were making a fortune safe and comfortable back home--and seducing your girlfriend on the side.
An additional 3,000 to 4,000 Poles, consisting of criminals, extortionists, and black marketeers
, created a precarious daily existence for the hidden Jews, because of the possibility that they could expose them as well as their Gentile protectors.
Some of the phones never arrived at all--most likely pirated by black marketeers
adept at fencing Western technology.
"Napoli Milionaria!," Eduardo Filippo's comic drama about black marketeers
in World War II Naples; runs through Oct.
Webb is properly sinister as the doctors and black marketeers
who keep holding out false hope, and a naughty joy as the various one-nighters who eagerly hop in and out of Anna's hotel bed.
IAEA officials told a technical meeting Iran had indicated to international black marketeers
Tehran would purchase tens of thousands of magnets for sophisticated P-2 centrifuges that can enrich uranium to bomb-grade levels.