The legal prostitution industry in Switzerland has 14,000 officially registered sex workers in the country, with 800 located in Geneva. In Zurich, there are a reported 11 prostitutes per 1,000 residents.
Between 4 to 5 tones of cocaine is trafficked into Switzerland every year. The black market value of the cocaine is estimated to be worth $535 Million (520 Million Swiss Francs).
Out of a population of 8 million people, Federal Police in Switzerland estimate that between 25,00 to 32,000 people are regular users of cocaine. An additional 36,000 to 44,000 occasionally use cocaine in the country.
In 2011, law enforcement seized 401 kilograms of cocaine.
A study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, cocaine use in cities in Switzerland is among the highest in Europe.
Everyday, up to 1.5 grams of cocaine is consumed by every 1,000 citizens in the Swiss cities of Bern, Geneva, Lucerne and Zurich.
In other European cities such as Barcelona, London, Milan and Paris, between 0.5 to 1 grams of cocaine is used by every 1,000.
Norther European cities had the lowest reported levels of cocaine use, with Stockholm, Oslo and Helsinki registering 0.15 grams of cocaine use daily per 1,000 residents.
Across Europe, up to 356 kilograms of cocaine is consumed each day, which is 10 to 15 percent of the total global cocaine consumption.
In 2011, the Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS) received 1,625 reports of suspicious activity reports, also known as SARs. The number of reports received in 2011 was 40 percent higher than the amount reported in 2010.
According to a study by the Swiss government, as many as 2.61 million citizens living in Switzerland illegally downloaded pirated content from the Internet.
The legal prostitution industry in Switzerland is estimated to generate $4.4 Billion (3.5 Billion Swiss Francs) a year, according to reports in 2011.
Roughly 3,000 tons of counterfeit Emmentaler cheese is produced each year that is not made in Switzerland. The counterfeit trade in the cheese makes up to 10 percent of the legitimate market.
The banking and tax industry estimates that tax evasion has led to $276 Billion (200 Billion Swiss Francs) in German assets to be hidden in Swiss banks.
In 2010, over 1,000 suspected cases of money laundering were reported to authorities in Switzerland. The reported cases invovled $79 Million (847 Million Swiss Francs). The number of money laundering cases reported was up 29 percent from 2009.
According to the Bank of Italy, Mafia members, terrorists and money launderers are stockpiling the 500 Euro Bill because it is easy to transport and smuggle. The bank found that the highest concentration of the 500 Euro was by the borders Switzerland and San Marino where money laundering laws are less strict. The US Drug Enforcement Administration stated that $1 Million in $100 bills weighs 22 pounds, while $1 Million in 500 Euros weighs 3.5 pounds.