Paleontologists have reported that there is an active black market where traffickers provide customers dinosaur fossils for sale. The customers, who are usually in the high-income bracket, purchase dinosaur fossils as a collectable items or as artwork. In certain countries where dinosaur fossils are known to be buried, the buying and selling of the remains… Continue reading Dinosaur Fossils for Sale on the Black Market
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stated that there are almost 19,000 prostitutes working in Mongolia. The population of the country is 2.7 million, meaning that there is one prostitute for every 140 people.
The illegal wildlife trade in Mongolia generates $100 Million a year.
Human trafficking in Mongolia finds 3,000 to 5,000 victims each year. A majority of the human trafficking victims are women and children who end up working in the prostitution industry. Mongolian victims are trafficked to countries as far away as Germany, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates.