Organized Crime Groups Income from Heroin in Iran

in Substance Abuse, Transnational Crime

According to the United Nations Office on Crime and Drugs, the heroin black market in Iran is worth $3 BillionĀ  a year.

The majority of the revenue from heroin trafficking goes to organized crime groups within the country.

(More crime in Iran statistics.)

Source: UNODC, “World Drug Report 2011,” June 2011, page 83.

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