The Lucrative Business of … Pirating?

The Lucrative Business of … Pirating?

In July 2011, an oil tanker traveling through the Gulf of Aden was attacked by pirates.

The tanker’s length was about the height of the Chrysler Building.

It was carrying $100 million worth of fuel. And then, it all went to pieces.

An explosion and fire broke out.

Another story from Matt Campbell’s book, Dead in the Water: A True Story of Hijacking, Murder, and a Global Maritime Conspiracy, was also showcased in the Tom Hank’s movie, Captain Phillips.

Matt shared with me the hidden system that powers seaborne trade.

And how terrible crimes can occur often with no consequences.

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Charles Mizrahi

Charles Mizrahi

Founder, Real Talk