Seizure Rate of Drugs at US Border

According to law enforcement officials and researchers of the United States – Mexico border, between 10 to 15 percent of the volume of drugs being smuggled across the border get seized by US security agents.

(Ranking of items sold on the black market by value.)

Source: Tyche Hendricks, “On The Border: Smuggling a whole lot of drugs a little at a time,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 28, 2007.

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