Estimated Losses to Cybercrime per Year

A report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and computer security company McAfee reported that up to$445 Billion a year is being lost globally to cybercrime activities. Online crime, hacking and the theft of intellectual property could cause up to 200,000 jobs being lost in the United States and up to 150,000 jobs… Continue reading Estimated Losses to Cybercrime per Year

Older Women Entering Prostitution Industry in South Korea

A BBC report stated that many women in their 50s, 60s and 70s in South Korea are offering sexual services to elderly men in order to survive. The women gather in Jongmyo Park in Seoul where they offer Bacchus energy drinks for sale. Retired men who gather in the park purchase the energy drink and… Continue reading Older Women Entering Prostitution Industry in South Korea

Price to Buy Vietnamese Wife Increasing in China

Police in Vietnam broke up a human trafficking ring where women were being sold as brides to men in China. According to media reports, the men were paying $11,800 (250 Million Vietnamese Dong) for the women in 2014. In June of 2013, Chinese men were caught paying $5,700 (120 Million Vietnamese Dong) for Vietnamese women… Continue reading Price to Buy Vietnamese Wife Increasing in China

Costs and Fees for Migrants Smuggling to Europe

A human trafficker who was arrested by security forces in Italy explained the cost structure a that migrants departing from North Africa to Europe must pay in order to be smuggled on a boat. The boats that consist of the human smuggling market of North Africa to Italy are usually retired fishing boats that are… Continue reading Costs and Fees for Migrants Smuggling to Europe

Price of Human Trafficking Victims in Cambodia

According to anti-trafficking officials in Cambodia, a woman sold a 16 year old girl from Vietnam to a man for $2,500. The woman was selling the girl’s virginity to the man, who was to meet the girl at a hotel in Cambodia. The price was for the trafficking victim to be with the “rich man”… Continue reading Price of Human Trafficking Victims in Cambodia

Economic Value of Prostitution and Illegal Drugs in the UK

According to data released by the Office for National Statistics, the prostitution market in the United Kingdom is worth $8.8 Billion, and the illegal drugs market in the UK is worth $7.3 Billion. The ONS calculates that there areĀ  58,000 prostitutes working across the entire United Kingdom. (Number of prostitutes in the world.) The two… Continue reading Economic Value of Prostitution and Illegal Drugs in the UK

Cost of Selling Moldova Women in Moscow to Human Traffickers

Security agents with the Interior Ministry in Russia arrested a Moldovan woman who was attempting to sell 4 women in central Moscow. According to the police, the woman was selling the women for $2,865 (100,000 Russian Ruble) each. The young women from Moldova who were rescued were between the ages of 18 and 20. They… Continue reading Cost of Selling Moldova Women in Moscow to Human Traffickers

Cost per hit of Death Squads in the Philippines

In a report by Human Rights Watch, a death squad organized on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines were reportedly being paid $110 per killing of drug dealers, thieves and even children. The death squad was reportedly organized by the may of Tagum City, who paid the hit men a monthly salary of… Continue reading Cost per hit of Death Squads in the Philippines

Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

A woman in Nigeria was arrested by anti-human trafficking unit for selling her newborn baby. According to media reports, the woman worked as a prostitute and already had two children who were being taken care of by her mother. Due to the inability of take care of another child, the woman made arraignments with a… Continue reading Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria