Chasing Black Gold: The Incredible True Story of a Fuel Smuggler in Africa

By: Robert Stone

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Illustrated card covers - New. For two decades Robert Stone made his living on the high seas. A modern-day pirate, he was a pioneer saturation oil-field diver, treasure hunter and smuggler, which brought him more money than he knew how to spend. Stone spent the last ten of his smuggling years in Africa, where he traded in illicit fuel. The murky waters of the Niger delta were his place of business as he operated in the most corrupt regime in the world, a place ruled by money and guns. Protected by the military he sold his black cargo to legitimate businesses all over the world, making millions of dollars in the process. Chasing Black Gold is a tale straight out of Hollywood, one which throws the reader into a world where suitcases full of millions in cash are flown around the globe on private jets, where the corrupt practices of Third World governments and military regimes must be mastered and a world of numbered bank accounts and countries of convenience, where living under false IDs and money laundering are all in a day's work. Signed by the Author.

Title: Chasing Black Gold: The Incredible True Story of a Fuel Smuggler in Africa

Author Name: Robert Stone

Categories: Africa, Local Books in Print,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

ISBN Number: 0750960337

ISBN Number 13: 9780750960335

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003778

Keywords: Africa, Colonialism, History, Empire, Geography, Oil, Nigeria, Liberia, Smuggling, Piracy, Modern Piracy,