Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

A woman in Nigeria was arrested by anti-human trafficking unit for selling her newborn baby. According to media reports, the woman worked as a prostitute and already had two children who were being taken care of by her mother. Due to the inability of take care of another child, the woman made arraignments with a… Continue reading Price a Mother Sold Her Baby for in Nigeria

Cases of Money Laundering in Guatemala

In a single case investigated by Guatemalan security services, $46.7 Million of Sinaloa drug cartel money was seized and 21 people arrested in December for money laundering violations in Guatemala. A fruit and vegetable was serving as a front company that was sending money to Mexico along with payments of avocados. Criminal justice programs in… Continue reading Cases of Money Laundering in Guatemala

Amount Paid to Women in Baby Producing Factories in Nigeria

Criminal justice programs and social services in Nigeria have seen a rise of baby factories in the country where women bear babies that are sold to couples.  Women between the ages of 14 to 25 are kept in buildings primarily in the south east region of the country. In the buildings, the women are either… Continue reading Amount Paid to Women in Baby Producing Factories in Nigeria

Human Trafficking in Greece

Criminal justice officials in Greece stated that in a recent child trafficking case, a Roma woman from Bulgaria gave birth in a public hospital in Greece. The woman was accompanied by a human trafficker who pretended to be her relative. After the birth, the trafficker paid the woman $4,100 (€3,000) for the child and took… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Greece

Human Trafficking in Brazil for First Six Months of 2013

Security agencies in Brazil registered 263 cases of human trafficking in the first half of 2013. The number of cases reported was 1,500 percent higher than the 17 human trafficking cases reported in the first half of 2012. 170 cases between January to June 2013 involved foreign nationals being trafficked into Brazil, while 90 cases… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Brazil for First Six Months of 2013

Prices of the Baby Selling Industry in Nigeria

Security service personnel in Nigeria found a baby selling industry where new born babies are taken from their mothers and sold on the black market. In one such clinic, most of the mothers were unmarried and had unplanned pregnancies and were either persuaded or voluntarily sold their baby. The mother would receive $200 for her… Continue reading Prices of the Baby Selling Industry in Nigeria

Guatemalan Children Kidnapped For Illegal Adoptions

In the first seven months of 2013, criminal justice programs in Guatemala reported that 22 children were kidnapped or stolen in the country. The children are reportedly taken for the purpose of illegal adoptions and organ trafficking. Hospital workers such as doctors and midwives are reportedly involved in the black market trade and assist the… Continue reading Guatemalan Children Kidnapped For Illegal Adoptions

Baby Trafficking in Indonesia

Security services in Indonesia broke up a “baby farm” where mothers were being paid between $160 to $250 (1.6 Million and 2.5 Million Indonesian Rupiah) for their babies. The baby traffickers would search for babies through maternity wards and look for unmarried or poor mothers and offer to purchase the baby. Once the group checked… Continue reading Baby Trafficking in Indonesia

Orphans in Cambodia as of 2013

According to a report by the Associated Press, in 2013 there were 100,000 children living in orphanages in Cambodia. An anti-trafficking organization in the country estimates that up to 70 percent of the orphans have at least one parent living. Source:  Associated Press, “Cambodia shuts foreign-run orphanage accused of beating children, human trafficking,” Washington Post,… Continue reading Orphans in Cambodia as of 2013