Why do Somali pirates exist?

  1. BakerRambles profile image86
    BakerRamblesposted 5 years ago via iphone

    What is the true purpose of the Somali Pirates? Is it because of lack of food, or is it for material gain?

  2. psycheskinner profile image79
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    Because people there live in a country with no law, little money and a polluted shore line--and wealthy boats floating by.  It would be surprising if *none* of them did turned to theft.