Number of human trafficking cases in Dubai between 2006 through 2009.
22 bootlegging gangs were discovered operating in the United Arab Emirates in 2008 leading to 398 people being arrested for alcohol smuggling. In 2009, 33 bootlegging gangs were found with 505 people being arrested. A bottle sold on the black market can give the bootlegger a$2 (10 UAE Dirham) profit, which increases to $8 (30 Dirham) when the alcohol is brought to the customer’s ho
The United States Ambassador to Afghanistan reported in December 2009 that up to $10 Million in opium money is being funneled to the United Arab Emirates every day.
In 2009, Dubai customs seized more than a hundred cultural artifacts that were smuggled from Iraq.
According to a report by KPMG, the following are losses due to counterfeit goods in the United Arab Emirates.
Cigarette smuggling in the United Arab Emirates was estimated to generate $350 million.
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.