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28th May '16 9:33:28 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ThePretender: The Centre pretends to be a think-tank as a front for their research and dubious business deals.

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* ThePretender: Series/ThePretender: The Centre pretends to be a think-tank as a front for their research and dubious business deals.
13th May '16 2:10:04 AM FierceArtist
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* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'' has the United Liberty Paper which is a cover for a unrevealed government agency, headed by [[TheSpook a mysterious man]] [[ShoutOut wearing]] [[Series/{{Heroes}} horn-rimmed glasses]]. They appartently are a black-ops organisation judging by the type of assassinations they blackmail Niko into making.
8th May '16 9:03:43 PM zarpaulus
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* Organized crime groups tend to operate front businesses for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Money_laundering money laundering]], if nothing else.
2nd May '16 12:45:33 PM tromag
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* The ring of assassins in ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' operates out of a working textile plant. The protagonist initially thinks this is merely a front, but it turns out that one of their machines is the Loom of Fate, which gives encoded instructions as to their targets.

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* The ring of assassins Fraternity in ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' operates out of a working textile plant. The protagonist Wesley initially thinks this is merely a front, but it turns out that one of their machines is the Loom of Fate, which gives encoded instructions as to instruction directing their targets.assassinations.
2nd May '16 12:42:53 PM tromag
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* The ring of assassins in ''Film/{{Wanted}}'' operates out of a working textile plant. The protagonist initially thinks this is merely a front, but it turns out that one of their machines is the Loom of Fate, which gives encoded instructions as to their targets.
6th Apr '16 8:45:50 PM Aiguille
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* In ''Podcast/AliceIsntDead,'' the {{Narrator}} now works as a long haul [[IntrepidMerchant truck driver]] for Bay & Creek Shipping, to {{Exploit|ed}} the job's mobility in her search for her missing wife Alice. That company in particular featured heavily in Alice's scattered documentation of TheConspiracy she'd been investigating shortly before her disappearance. According to the Narrator's alternately wry or bored audio diaries, it hauls thoroughly mundane cargo like travel-sized deodorant and paper products.
25th Mar '16 6:23:17 PM Doug86
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* ''BillTheGalacticHero'' by Creator/HarryHarrison. A frozen-food kosher ham store is literally a 'front' -- just a cardboard wall attached to the front of a tank used to ambush the revolutionaries, as Bill finds out when he tries to open the door. The [[PaperThinDisguise unconvincing cover]] of a Jewish ham store makes no difference, as it turns out [[FlockOfWolves all the 'revolutionaries' are government spies]] anyway.

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* ''BillTheGalacticHero'' ''Literature/BillTheGalacticHero'' by Creator/HarryHarrison. A frozen-food kosher ham store is literally a 'front' -- just a cardboard wall attached to the front of a tank used to ambush the revolutionaries, as Bill finds out when he tries to open the door. The [[PaperThinDisguise unconvincing cover]] of a Jewish ham store makes no difference, as it turns out [[FlockOfWolves all the 'revolutionaries' are government spies]] anyway.
23rd Mar '16 9:34:57 PM Str8taim
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* In {{Fallout3}}, the player can search the ruins of two corporations, L.O.B. Enterprises and Mama Dolce's, in the post-nuclear war Washington, D.C. and find that they were fronts for Chinese espionage and commando operations before the war. The former was being used to manufacture a pistol that shot incediary rounds and the former still has Chinese commandos, now ghoulified, using it as a base.

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* In {{Fallout3}}, ''{{Fallout3}}'', the player can search the ruins of two corporations, L.O.B. Enterprises and Mama Dolce's, in the post-nuclear war Washington, D.C. and find that they were fronts for Chinese espionage and commando operations before the war. The former was being used to manufacture a pistol that shot incediary rounds and the former latter still has Chinese commandos, now ghoulified, using it as a base.
23rd Mar '16 9:33:59 PM Str8taim
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* In {{Fallout3}}, the player can search the ruins of two corporations, L.O.B. Enterprises and Mama Dolce's, in the post-nuclear war Washington, D.C. and find that they were fronts for Chinese espionage and commando operations before the war. The former was being used to manufacture a pistol that shot incediary rounds and the former still has Chinese commandos, now ghoulified, using it as a base.
10th Mar '16 8:34:18 PM jormis29
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** The eponymous Special Unit in uses a dry cleaners for cover. The actual base is located in an abandoned subway station under the dry cleaners.

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** The eponymous Special Unit in uses a dry cleaners for cover. The actual base is located in an abandoned subway station under the dry cleaners.
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