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under-the-counter in Crime topic

under-the-counterˌunder-the-ˈcounter adjective informal  SCCSECRETunder-the-counter goods are bought or sold secretly, especially because they are illegal
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under-the-counterNothing under-the-counter about the six Salomes.Cynics would suggest that an under-the-counter version of this system still applies - but they would be wrong.