The black economy is often an attractive option for nomads, but at the cost of engaging in activities which may be illegal. From shoplifting. to prostitution, smuggling and fraud, the number of opportunities to engage in 'black' activities are increasing.
While the black economy is made up of two constituent activities; the section refers only to those activities are technically illegal. Grey options, which both legal activities that are not reported to the tax authorities are noted in the section Earning on the road. Illegal activities are also not reported to the state (and, therefore, not taxed), but may be more lucrative.