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KPMG report finds European illicit cigarette market continues to grow despite overall decline in consumption

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Protecting consumers: How do you avoid fakes online?

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Latin America’s illicit trade-fueled violence can be stemmed by cooperation

STOP: ILLEGAL is looking to better understand the many ways that illicit trade affects the region and what can be done to stop the issue.

Model law unifies Latin American governments in response against illicit trade

The impact of illicit trade in Latin America is vast. In some markets, between 70 percent and 80 percent of some consumer goods are sold on the black market.

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How to Stop Latin America’s Contraband Crisis

Criminal networks have been notoriously effective at taking advantage of this, smuggling illicit goods across these borders while evading customs controls.

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Lessons from collaborating against illicit trade in Latin America

STOP: ILLEGAL has heard from four leading anti-illicit trade experts in our video series Collaborating Against Illicit Trade in Latin America.

Prioritizing legitimate businesses to tackle the shadow economy: An interview with Bosnia’s Centre for Policy and Governance

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Center for Policy and Governance is looking to help unmask this issue in the Western Balkans.