A kidney trafficker convicted in the United States was selling kidney transplants to customers for $120,000. He was paying the kidney seller in Israel $10,000 for their kidney.
An estimated 10,000 men in Israel visit the prostitution trade each month, according to human trafficking organizations in the country. Men from the ultra-Orthodox community make up to 23 to 35 percent of the customers, with another 25 to 35 percent of the customers being Arab. 8 to 10 percent of prostitution customers are foreign workers, with the remaining customer coming from Israel.
Illegal gambling in Israel is estimated to be a $4.1 Billion business (15 Billion Israel Shekels) a year, according to law enforcement agencies in the country.
The human smuggling industry in Israel generates up to $20 Million a year. Interior Ministry officials estimate that up to 14,000 people are illegally smuggled into Israel across the Sinai dessert each year, and pay Bedouin smugglers up to $1,500 per person.
One out of every 100 customers in Israel is estimated to have purchased counterfeit drugs without their knowledge. The sales took place on the Internet, street sales, newspaper classifieds and occasionally at legitimate pharmacies.
In 2010, an estimated 14,000 people were illegally smuggled into Israel, up from 5,000 in 2009. In June of 2011, around 1,200 people were caught attempting to enter Israel illegally.
Drug trafficking in Israel generates $1.95 Billion (7 Billion Shekels) a year, according to the US State Department.
According to lawyers who broke up an organ trafficking ring, Israelis were paid $20,000 for their kidneys, while Brazilian and Romanians were paid $6,000 per kidney.
Around 10,000 women are estimated to have been victims of human trafficking in Israel from the year 2000 to 2010.
An estimated 20,000 people were working in the smuggling tunnels of Gaza in June 2010.