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

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

Price of a Human Trafficking Victim from Myanmar to Thailand’s Fishing Industry

A man from Myanmar told a reporter from the Associated Press that he was sold by a human trafficking broker to a Thailand fishing boat for $616. The man originally thought that he was going to work on the boat for 6 months, yet ended up working for over a year. During the time, the… Continue reading Price of a Human Trafficking Victim from Myanmar to Thailand’s Fishing Industry

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

Number of Cambodian Loggers Killed by Thai Security Forces

According to media reports, security agents in Thailand killed at least 69 loggers from Cambodia in 2013 who were attempting to illegally cut down timber in Thailand. The rate of violence between loggers and security and environmental protection officials in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar have increased in recent years due to the demand… Continue reading Number of Cambodian Loggers Killed by Thai Security Forces

Illegal Python Skin for Sale in Europe

According to wildlife conservation groups, up to $1 Billion worth of illegally grown python skins are being imported into Europe each year. The black market trade in python skins helping to meet the demand for python skin handbags sold by Gucci and other luxury brands. The legal market for python skins has grown from $137… Continue reading Illegal Python Skin for Sale in Europe

Cost of Corruption in Cambodia

The international Labor Organization released a report that stated that corruption in Cambodia causes $1.7 Billion in annual losses to the Cambodian economy, or about 10 percent of Cambodia’s GDP. According to business and firms who answered a survey, the companies spend an average of 9 percent of their sales to pay bribes to officials.… Continue reading Cost of Corruption in Cambodia

Buying and Selling Drugs in Cambodia

Through the use of our User Submitted Data Form, a reader of Havocscope submitted information about the illegal drug trade in Cambodia. According to the reader, the prices of drugs in Cambodia vary depending if the buyer is a local Cambodian or a tourist / foreigner. In addition, an expat who is closely connected to… Continue reading Buying and Selling Drugs in Cambodia

Human Trafficking Cases Investigated in Cambodia in 2013

The Ministry of Interior in Cambodia reported that security services in the country investigated 93 cases of human trafficking in 2013. The number of human trafficking cases declined from 135 in 2012. 256 people were rescued from human trafficking activities, and 116 traffickers were prosecuted by the court system. In comparison, 523 victims were rescued… Continue reading Human Trafficking Cases Investigated in Cambodia in 2013

Bride Trafficking of Cambodian Women

A human trafficking ring was broken up by security services in Cambodia that was trafficking Cambodian women to China. Three Cambodian women, aged between 19 to 21, were being sold as brides to Chinese men. Two individuals in the ring were being paid $1,500 to find women that could be sold. The main trafficker would… Continue reading Bride Trafficking of Cambodian Women