Black market kidney brokers who arranged people from Yemen to sell their kidney for patients in Egypt received commission payments of up to $60,000 per kidney. The sellers of kidneys received $5,000, although many were targeted for robbery on their way home.
An estimated 20,000 people were working in the smuggling tunnels of Gaza in June 2010.
Drug trafficking in Egypt leads to $2.9 Billion in spending on the black market for drugs.
6 million people in Egypt, or 8.5 percent of the population, are addicted to illegal drugs. 439,000 children in Egypt regularly abuse illegal drugs in the country.
Organ traffickers purchased kidneys on the black market in Egypt for as little as $2,000. On the buyer side, rich Saudis are paying up to $16,000 for a black market kidney transplant.
75.5 percent of pay per view watchers in Egypt use pirated connections.
The World Health Organization and Reuters produced a factsheet stating the top five locations where organ trafficking is prevalent. The countries are as follows: 1. China 2. Pakistan 3. Egypt 4. Colombia 5. Philippines