Cost to Drain Competitors AdWords Budget

According to security reporter Brian Kerbs, hackers are selling computer programs that automatically click on competitors advertisements in order to drain their budget. The service automotates bots that commit click fraud throughout the Google Adsense network. By having bots click on the ads, a business can quickly drain their competitors ads to prevent it from… Continue reading Cost to Drain Competitors AdWords Budget

Number of Guns in Civilian Hands in Thailand

According to a study by the Small Arms Survey, there are an estimated 10 million firearms and guns circulating in the hands of civilians in Thailand. The price of buy a gun in Thailand costs about $2,600 on the black market, according to previous reports. (More prices of AK-47s and other guns on the black… Continue reading Number of Guns in Civilian Hands in Thailand

Money Laundering Statistics from Singapore in 2013

The agency responsible for anti-money laundering campaigns in Singapore reported an increase in cases during 2013. According to the Commercial Affairs Department, the agency received 22,417 suspicious transaction reports during the 2013 year, and increase of 25 percent from the previous year. In 341 instances, the agency provided intelligence to foreign agencies, up from the… Continue reading Money Laundering Statistics from Singapore in 2013

Price of a Kidney Sold in Thailand

Security forces in Cambodia arrested two Cambodia men for organizing a kidney selling ring in Thailand. The men ran an organ trafficking ring that sent 5 people to hospitals in Thailand with fake documents in order to have their kidneys removed. According to police officials, the men sold the kidney’s for $10,000 (325,000 Thai Baht).… Continue reading Price of a Kidney Sold in Thailand

Price of Elephant Ivory in China in 2014

According to reports from wildlife organization Save the Elephants, the price for raw ivory in China was $2,100 per kilogram. Back in 2010, the price of the ivory was $750 per kilo. Between 2010 and 2012, up to 33,000 elephants were poached and killed on average each year. (See the price of elephants for sale… Continue reading Price of Elephant Ivory in China in 2014

Pirated Books Seized in Chile

Between 2011 and 2013, authorities in Chile seized 362,752 pirated books from stores across the country. The pirated books were valued at $1.5 Million. In 2013, a total of 6,559 pirated books valued at $106,000 were seized in Chile. The rate of seizures has increased in 2014, with 13,181 pirated books being seized in the… Continue reading Pirated Books Seized in Chile

Cost of a Contract Killing in Monaco

A man in Monaco paid a pair of hitmen over $330,000 (€250,000) in cash and gifts to kill his mother-in-law. Wojciech Janowski previously serviced as Poland’s honorary counsel in Monaco and was married to the daughter of a heiress. In an attempt to gain access to the wealth of the mother-in-law, Janowski paid $272,000 (€200,000)… Continue reading Cost of a Contract Killing in Monaco

Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Highest in the World

A study published in Nature reported that the deforestation rate in Indonesia is the highest in the world. Between 2000 and 2012, Indonesia lost 6.02 million hectares of forest due to logging and other clearing activities. According to the researchers from the University of Maryland, up to 40 percent of the deforestation in Indonesia was… Continue reading Deforestation Rate in Indonesia Highest in the World

Economic Impact of Drugs and Prostitution in the Netherlands

Government officials in the Netherlands reported that the legalized trade of drugs and prostitution in Amsterdam and across the country contributes $3.4 Billion (€2.5 Billion) to the national economy. The two industries contribute to 0.4 percent of the Netherlands GDP. Statistics Netherlands stated that most of the consumption of the services is domestic and takes… Continue reading Economic Impact of Drugs and Prostitution in the Netherlands

Fake Car License Plate for Sale in Cambodia

Customers in Phomh Phen, Cambodia are able to buy fake car license plates from street vendors in the capital. The price for a fake license costs between $4.50 to $10. A typical Royal Cambodian Armed Forces plate costs $6.50, and is available within the day. On average, the vendor reports having between 5 to 10… Continue reading Fake Car License Plate for Sale in Cambodia