Illegal fishing of abalone in South Africa catches approximately 1,500 tons worth $70 to $140 Million.
The number of drug addicts in Russia has increased by 9 times over the last ten years.
90 percent of the opiates smuggled on to the black market in Russia originated from Afghanistan.
28.7 percent of opium farmers claimed poverty alleviation as the reason for growing opium in Afghanistan.
4 percent of the population, or 920,000 people, are estimated drug users in Afghanistan.
Opium poppy cultivation has increased on average by 34 percent every year since the Taliban was disposed of in 2001.
Piracy in Russia in 2007 caused losses in excess of $1.4 Billion for US copyright industries, such as movies, music and books.
Illegal fishing in the Barents Sea (Atlantic Ocean) lead to over 100,000 tons of cod being illegally caught. The cod was valued at $350 Million (225 Million Euros).
An estimated 10,000 people are estimated to be working in forced labor conditions in the United States as a result of human trafficking.
The number of human trafficking victims in the United States is placed at between 18,000 to 20,000.