Human and Drug Trafficking Scenario Analysis

January 18, 2019

30-40 children sex trafficked during Detroit Auto Show

SITUATION About 30 to 40 children are believed to have been trafficked within the Detroit Area during the North American Auto Show. On Wednesday, the VICE unit was tipped off about a missing girl. After the investigation, it was found out that the missing girl was abducted, and she was...

 

January 16, 2019

7 people arrested for enslaving Florida teen for sex

SITUATION Seven persons have been arrested in a human trafficking case in Florida, which involves a 15-year-old boy who was treated as a sex slave. Major Mark Hansley of the St. Petersburg police department has said that a woman and six men have been arrested. He added that the men...

 

January 16, 2019

Flight Steward held for smuggling drugs into Australia

SITUATION The Australian Police have said that they have busted a drug smuggling criminal organization which allegedly made use of a flight steward to smuggle drugs into Australia. The drug syndicate was based in Melbourne and was operated by Vietnamese nationals for the last 5 years. A total of 8...

 

January 8, 2019

Bulgarian Detained in Belgium over Suspicions of Migrant Trafficking to UK

 SITUATION A Bulgarian citizen named Aldin N. aged 41 was handed over to Belgian authorities. He was suspected of leading a criminal group which carries out illegal trafficking of migrants to the UK. According to the investigation, he managed car repair shops in Belgium, where concealments were assembled and placed...

 

December 18, 2018

Tajikistan: the front line of the war on Drugs

SITUATION Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Tajikistan has accomplished an extraordinary and overwhelming expansion of drug trafficking and consumption in Central Asia. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), as well as the United States and European governments, have accused Tajikistan of not taking...