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Daemon
Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Piracy Pays Off for Criminal Underworld

A joint World Bank-UN Office on Drugs and Crime-Interpol study estimates that between 2005 and 2012 acts of piracy brought in $339 million to $413 million in ransom payouts. Most of this money goes not to the pirates themselves but to the financiers behind them. These kingpins then use their ill-gotten gains to fund both legitimate business activities as well as various criminal operations, including further piracy, human trafficking, and drug and arms dealing. More...
Christine
Posted: Monday, November 11, 2013 12:07:42 PM
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human trafficking is evil!! So sad.
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