NPR: Planet Money Podcast
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Helping you make sense of our rapidly changing global economy. NPR's Planet Money highlights high rollers, brainy economists and financial experts to keep you up to date on the fiscal world. Money makes the world go around, so listen on demand with two podcast episodes each week.
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#578: How To Steal A Million Barrels Of Oil
2 days ago
In Nigeria, millions of gallons of oil are stolen all the time. There are advertisements for stolen oil on the Nigerian version of Craigslist, and not JUST small containers. The advertisements are for giant tankers full of oil. Today on the show, how to steal hundreds of thousands of oil every single day. To steal oil takes an entire global system. Lots of people are in on it. Small time crooks and criminal bosses, the owners of oil tankers and corrupt officials. We'll show you how they get away with it. For more: http://n.pr/1wdEoB4