Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

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...

 

March 5, 2019

WWF financially supported anti-poaching unit to commit human abuse

SITUATION The World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is one of conservation’s most prominent and respected organizations, but the powerful NGO now faces allegations of supporting and funding vicious paramilitaries and violent guards who allegedly tortured and killed scores of people in national parks across Africa and Asia. According to a...

 

March 1, 2019

Massive drug bust in Mansfield, Ohio : 43 face charges

SITUATION In a massive drug bust in Mansfield Ohio, more than 40 people have been indicted in federal court in a drug trafficking bust that included heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and crack cocaine. The authorities have arrested dozens of persons connected to the drug trafficking ring on Thursday morning, according to...