Saturday, December 6, 2008

Illegal markets: Dogfighting

Dogfighting Subculture, Illegal and Secretive, Is Taking Hold in Texas

Not only is dogfighting itself a felony in Texas, many of the participants seem to be involved in other kinds of crime. Running an illegal competition among criminal participants presents some special problems:

"After the weigh-in, the owners washed each others’ dogs in water, baking soda, warm milk and vinegar to make sure their coats were not poisoned."

1 comment:

EclectEcon said...

Do you think Michael Vick did any dog washing? Or did he have a trusted agent do it?