Over 10,000 Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down

A 10 day crackdown against counterfeit drugs coordinated by Interpoal in May 11 to 21, 2014 lead to 8.4 million doses of fake drugs. 237 people were arrested worldwide and 10,603 websites that were selling counterfeit medicines were shut down. Fake pills being sold to the public included diet pills ad controlled pharmacy pills such… Continue reading Over 10,000 Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down

Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Punjab, India

Roughly 40 percent of those between the ages of 15 to 25 years old in Indian state of Punjab is addicted to some form of narcotics, whether it be heroin addiction or alcohol addiction. 48 percent of the farmers and laborers in the state are also considered to be addicts. In the neighborhood of Amritsar,… Continue reading Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Punjab, India

Counterfeit Goods Market Value in India

According to the International Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the sales of counterfeits and smuggling of fake goods into India caused sales losses of $11.9 Billion in 2012. This amount represented 21.7 percent of sales losses to companies. Some of the consumer sectors that are impacted by… Continue reading Counterfeit Goods Market Value in India

Types of Bets Placed at Illegal Casinos in India

According to a report by accounting firm KPMG and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the estimated size of the illegal gambling market in India is worth $49 Billion (3 Trillion Rupees). In a report by Reuters news, most of the illegal casinos operated out of jewelry shops. This allows the bookmaker… Continue reading Types of Bets Placed at Illegal Casinos in India

Amount of Gold Smuggled into India

According to criminal justice officials, as of March 2014 an estimated 700 kilograms of gold is being smuggled into India every day. Between March 2013 and March 2014, the rate of gold smuggling to India has increased by nearly 300 percent, according to the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council. Officials state that the smuggling… Continue reading Amount of Gold Smuggled into India

India as a Source Country for Drugs in South Asia

According to data released by criminal justice programs, India is a main supplier of illegal narcotics to countries in South Asia. The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) reported that drugs and ingredients from India’s pharmaceutical industry is diverted to the black market. The illicit pharmaceutical pills are either trafficked domestically or smuggled on to the… Continue reading India as a Source Country for Drugs in South Asia

Drug Smuggling at Narita Airport

In 2013, criminal justice agencies at Narita International Airport in Japan seized 270 kilograms of illegal drugs. The amount of drugs seized was the highest amount recorded since the airport opened in 1978. The illegal drugs were seized in 82 cases of drug smuggling. In 12 of the cases, the drugs were being smuggled into… Continue reading Drug Smuggling at Narita Airport

Human Trafficking Cases in Delhi, India in 2013

The Delhi Policd investigated 2010 cases of human trafficking in 2013. The number of cases investigated was up from the 186 cases of human trafficking the police handled in 2012. A total of 1,032 human trafficking victims were rescued by various criminal justice programs in 2013, up from the 953 victims in 2012. 872 victims… Continue reading Human Trafficking Cases in Delhi, India in 2013

Prostitution Rate at Garstin Bastion Road in Delhi

There are an estimated¬† 3,500 prostitutes working on Gartin Bastion Road in Delhi, India. The prostitutes work out of 100 brothels that line the street. According to reports, the price charged by the women prostitutes in G.B. road is $2. Estimates from various criminal justice programs across India place the number of women working as… Continue reading Prostitution Rate at Garstin Bastion Road in Delhi

Sales of Illegal Drugs in Goa, India

According to criminal justice programs in India, sales of illegal drugs in Goa, India is worth $950 Million a year. The types of drugs sold in the Western state includes all major drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy,¬† heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana. Drug trafficking in the popular tourist areas were previously controlled by organized crime gangs… Continue reading Sales of Illegal Drugs in Goa, India