Organized crime and the business of migrant trafficking

  title={Organized crime and the business of migrant trafficking},
  author={Andreas Schloenhardt},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • A. Schloenhardt
  • Published 1 October 1999
  • Political Science
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
The trafficking of migrants around the world hasbecome a multi-billion-dollar business for criminalorganisations. Over the last ten years, thousands ofmigrants have been moved illegally acrossinternational borders with the assistance ofprofessional trafficking organisations.The increasing number of people forced or willing tomove abroad as well as the restrictions placed onlegitimate migration systems have translated intoorganized crime. Around the world, traffickingorganisations have learned… 
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