A report in October 2012 stated that up to 180,000 barrels of oil was being stolen each day in Nigeria. Based on the price of oil at the time of the report, the country was losing $6 Billion a year to oil theft.
Up to 30,000 dogs are smuggled from Thailand across the border and eventually end up for sale on the black market in Vietnam. The dogs are sold for $26 to $$32 (800 to 1,000 Thai Baht).
In 2002, the cost of raw ivory on the black market was reported to be $150 per kilogram. By 2004, the cost doubled to $300 per kilogram.By the end of the decade, raw ivory was selling for $700 per kilogram, according to Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
The world’s largest butterfly, the Queen Alexandra Birdwing, is sold on the black market by poachers for $8,195 (8,000 Australian).
The Voice of America reported that people pay around $50 to bribe local officials in Cambodia to obtain “permits” that allows illegal fishing activities. The permit allows fishing boats to use nets that are hundreds of meters in length are are illegal due to its large size.
An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 barrels of oil is stolen every day in Indonesia. The oil is siphoned from pipelines by illegal taps, according to an energy think tank in the country.
In the first 9 months of 2012, police reported an average of 512 barrels of oil per day being stolen. Police state that the high level of thefts are being conducted by drug trafficking who use the stolen oil to produce cocaine.
A report published by the United Nations Environment Programme and Interpol stated that illegal loggers pay between $25,000 to $50,000 for permits from government officials that allow them to log in restricted areas. Illegal loggers in Indonesia pay officials between 10 to 40 percent of the value of the logging deal.
20 Forest Rangers in the Philippines have been killed between from 2010 when a ban on logging was enacted and October 2012, according to the Philippine Government.
A report by the World Wildlife Fund stated that over the course of 10 years, every week at least 4 leopards have been poached and their body parts sold on the black market in India.
Seizures of the illegal wildlife trade shows that 26.4 percent of all leopards seized took place in Delhi.