Price of a Human Egg

in Transnational Crime

Police in Romania broke up a human-egg trafficking ring in February 2013. The traffickers would pay Romanian women between $800 to $1,100 (€600 to €800 Euros) for their eggs, and then sell it to couples in Israel for $5,339 (€4,000).

Source:  AFP, “Romania busts Israeli human egg-trafficking ring,” Google News, February 19, 2013.

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