Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

March 19, 2019

Oakland man prostituted girls as young as 13 years-3 rescued

SITUATION In yet another child sex-trafficking incident in California, the Police have arrested an Oakland man on suspicion of trafficking at least three minors as prostitutes in Santa Ana. Patrol officers in the area of Harbor Boulevard and Hazard Avenue identified a 16-year-old human trafficking victim who was rescued on...

 

March 19, 2019

India battling embryo smuggling and Commodification of womb: 1 held

SITUATION In a bizarre case of trafficking, a Malaysian national has been arrested after he was found in possession of a live human embryo. The Indian authorities are investigating a possible smuggling ring after discovering the live human embryo in a specialized suitcase containing a nitrogen-packed canister with him at...

 

March 19, 2019

Operation Stone Wall: Twelve arrested for ‘ghost gun’ and drug trafficking in New Jersey

SITUATION Twelve New Jersey men were charged with alleged multistate conspiracy to traffic in drugs and untraceable illegal “ghost gun” assembled from kits purchased online. The yearlong sting codenamed “Operation Stone Wall” mainly focused on a cocaine ring operating in southern New Jersey. The operation took an unforeseen twist when...

 

March 12, 2019

The largest cocaine seizure in New York in 25 years

SITUATION Crates supposedly carrying dried fruit from Colombia were holding tens of millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine. During a routine interdiction, the agents found 3,200 pounds of cocaine in a shipping container that arrived at the Port of New York and New Jersey on Feb. 28. These drugs had...

 

March 11, 2019

Teen nabbed for allegedly running child prostitution service online

SITUATION Police have arrested a teenager in North Jakarta for allegedly running an online prostitution business exploiting children. The 17-year-old suspect, identified only as EGR, was arrested in a hotel in North Jakarta at 10 a.m. on Thursday. “We conducted the arrest after a cyber-patrol team received information that the...