Illicit Electronics was a corporation that produced a wide range of electronics, including several products that were employed in illegal activities such as computer slicing. Production of these devices caused the company to come under severe scrutiny by the Galactic Empire. Because of this Illicit Electronics was forced to go underground, employing a wide variety of underworld contacts in order to continue putting their products on the market. As such, Illicit Electronics became a thriving underworld business. Illicit is what Han Solo attempted to smuggle for Jabba the Hutt but dumped the cargo after being detected by an imperial vessel, in a new hope