According to the International Organization for Migration, 858 victims of human trafficking were identified and rescued in Kazakhstan between 2004 t0 2012. Out of the total number of victims, 559 were women.
In 2010, there were 174 juveniles who were arrested for prostitution charges in Los Angeles County in the US State of California. Of the 174 who were arrested, 59 percent were involved in the state’s foster care system, according to statistics from California’s Department of Probation.
In 2011, police and law enforcement officials investigated 49 cases of suspected human trafficking in Laos. The investigations involved 69 alleged offenders and prosecutors were able to obtain 37 criminal convictions in court.
Between 2009 and 2011, the Federal Statistics Office in Switzerland lodged 147 cases of human trafficking in the country.
The Attorney General of the US State of California reported that during the three month period from April to June of 2012, law enforcement officials identified 304 victims of human trafficking with the state’s borders. The number of victims identified was tripled the amount of victims found during the same time period in 2011, where 100 human trafficking victims were identified.
Around 120,000 women and children are trafficked in the Balkan countries of Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia each year, according to the International Organisation of Migration.
The Nigerian Ambassador to Mali stated in November 2012 that between 20 to 30 girls from Nigeria are being trafficked to Mali everyday. The Ambassador stated that some of the victims of human trafficking from Nigeria were between the ages of 10 to 15.
Between 1994 and 2012, the Metro Police in Las Vegas, Nevada has investigated 2,200 children who were victims of sex trafficking. Half of the victims encountered by police were from Nevada. The youngest victim encountered by police was a pregnant 13 year old girl.
Police arrested a women in the North Caucasus region of Russia for baby trafficking as she sold a newborn child to an undercover police. The price the woman was selling the baby for was $17,500 (550,000 Roubles).
Up to 55,000 are forced to work for the Mexico Drug Trafficking Cartels, according to a Mexico news website.