Price of a Kidney Sold in Thailand

Security forces in Cambodia arrested two Cambodia men for organizing a kidney selling ring in Thailand. The men ran an organ trafficking ring that sent 5 people to hospitals in Thailand with fake documents in order to have their kidneys removed. According to police officials, the men sold the kidney’s for $10,000 (325,000 Thai Baht).… Continue reading Price of a Kidney Sold in Thailand

Kidney Prices in Vietnam

Security officers broke up an organ trafficking ring that was bringing people from Vietnam to China in order to conduct kidney transplant surgeries. Police in Vietnam found that 8 people sold their kidneys for money, with 2 of them being taken to China in order to obtain the surgery. 5 of the people were siblings.… Continue reading Kidney Prices in Vietnam

Number of Organs Bought by Saudis on the Black Market

According to the director of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplants, over 400 people from Saudi Arabia are believed to have bought organs from organ trafficking markets between 2012 and 2013. There were 190 incidents of organs bought by Saudis in 2012, and 220 cases of organs being bough from black markets in China, Egypt… Continue reading Number of Organs Bought by Saudis on the Black Market

Price Offered for Liver Tissue in Spain

According to various news reports, a man from Lebanon was offering people up to $55,000 if they were a match for a liver transplant. The man, reportedly a mayor from a Lebanon city, arraigned for various people to have a liver compatibility test in Valencia, Spain. The tests reportedly cost $16,000 to conduct. After a… Continue reading Price Offered for Liver Tissue in Spain

Price of Kidney Sold by Syrian Refugees

According to media reports, a refugee from Syria reportedly sold his kidney to organ traffickers for $5,000. The broker who arraigned the sale of the organ reportedly received $2,000. The trafficker told the press that he has arraigned 35 black market organ sales. Previously, another refugee told the press that he sold his kidney for… Continue reading Price of Kidney Sold by Syrian Refugees

Syrian Refugees Selling Organs and Kidneys to Survive

As the conflict in Syria continues, refugees continue to turn to the black market in order to survive and generate money. It was previously reported that women were turning to prostitution, and the men were selling their daughters to other men. In November 2013, it was reported that refugees from Syria were selling their kidneys… Continue reading Syrian Refugees Selling Organs and Kidneys to Survive

Price to Buy Sperm on the Black Market in China

In China, around 40 million people believe the ages of 20 to 40 have been diagnosed as having fertility problems. Health experts are attributing problems with men’s sperm to severe environmental pollution in China. According to the doctor of Shanghai’s main sperm bank, sperm grows abnormally and stops swimming when pollution is too severe. In… Continue reading Price to Buy Sperm on the Black Market in China

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 Charged by Organ Traffickers in Turkey

Police in Turkey broke up an organ trafficking ring that was operating across the country. According to media reports, the traffickers were purchasing livers and kidneys for $10,000 (20,000 Turkish Liras) from people who wanted to sell their organs. The gang found these sellers through postings on the Internet. The traffickers would then take the… Continue reading Prices Charged by Organ Traffickers in Turkey

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