The Xepolites operate within the dark circles of corrupt, intimidating governments, doing their bidding for small prices, due to fear of persecution. Many of their past dealings have involved the trafficking of illegal goods, par-ticularly in weapons and controlled substances, such as hazardous bio-matter. These they acquire from the black market, and they sell them on to various factions or terrorists - or to any that will pay them the asking price.
The Free Trade Network may have an innocent intent on the surface, but you shall receive more from the Xepolites on a hidden level. They will work quietly, stealthily, and effectively, to obtain whatever resource you require. But ask no questions...