Trading Stolen Cars for Drugs in Bolivia

Transnational organized crime groups steal quality cars in Brazil and are able to trade them in Bolivia for 10 kilograms of cocaine, according to security officials.

The network of car thieves is considered to be a major source of funding for organized crime groups in Bolivia.

(Price of cocaine worldwide.)

Source:  Insight Crime, “Bolivia plans crackdown on cars-for-cocaine trade,” Christian Science Monitor, October 23, 2012.