Black market

Prescription Pills

5 Charged With Running Huge Prescription Drug Scheme

Five people have been charged with illegally selling vast quantities of prescription drugs — including the cough syrup nicknamed “purple drank” — and shipping some from Texas to Southern California.

01/13/2015

MIAMI, FL - MARCH 13:  Tide laundry detergent is seen on a store shelf on March 13, 2012 in Miami, Florida. It was recently reported that the theft and black market re-sale of Tide laundry detergent is presumably on the rise however even though law enforcement acknowledge that name-brand household items are commonly a target from store shelves, authorities say they have not seen a specific rise in stolen Tide detergent.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plano PD: Tide’s Got What Thieves Want

Tide laundry detergent is known to fight dirt and grime; now, though, it’s arguably a victim of dirty crime. Police say Tide is being stolen off store shelves and dealt on the black market.

03/13/2012