Caviar Smuggling a growing trade

High speed boats flying through the sea being chased by even faster patrol boats. Cargo and contraband thrown overboard just in time before heavily armed paramilitary troops jump on board the seized vessel. Sounds like another day in the Caribbean, but it’s not.

Caviar smuggling on the Caspian Sea is now a big business. With the price of caviar in the 1000s of Euros, poor fisherman from Dagastan are pilfering the sturgeon out of the Caspian and smuggling the prized eggs back to the fashionable shops of Paris.


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