Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

February 23, 2018

Toronto police arrests 2 men for alleged human trafficking of young woman

SITUATION   Toronto police have arrested two men in connection with the alleged human trafficking of a 19-year-old woman. Police say that Tyrel McLean and Dante Thaxter, both 18, forced the woman into the sex trade, shot her, and prevented her from seeking treatment for her gunshot wound.  The two...

 

February 22, 2018

Indonesia seizes record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine in the Northern Island of Batam

SITUATION   According to Reuters, Indonesia seized a record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine from a ship off the northern island of Batam. This is the second major drug bust this month, officials said. Customs inspectors said they spotted the vessel between Indonesia's Sumatra Island and Singapore and reported it...

 

January 31, 2018

The NDLEA convicts 31 drug dealers in Edo state and arrests other 254

SITUATION   The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) announced that they convicted 31 drug traffickers in 2017 in the state and arrested other 253. “A total of 253 suspected traffickers were arrested by the command in 2017. This comprises 190 males and 63 females....

 

January 26, 2018

15 women rescued from human traffickers in 2017 by London police

SITUATION   London police rescued 15 women and girls from human traffickers in 2017, as CBC News reveal. The youngest of the rescued victims was 14 years old. During 2017, 16 human trafficking charges were laid, as well as more than 200 other criminal code charges. These results represent the...

 

April 7, 2016

Drug Trafficking Poses a Major Problem for Europe

SITUATION A European Union report published Tuesday, said the bloc’s citizens spend more than €24 billion ($27.3 billion) every year on illegal drugs such as cannabis and heroin. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction estimates that 22 million EU residents have used cannabis last year, generating about...