Price Received for Selling Organ in Costa Rica

During the first six months of 2013, immigration officials in Costa Rica identified 20 cases of human trafficking within the country.

9 victims were trafficked for sexual exploitations, and 7 were victims of organ trafficking.

People who sold their organs in Costa Rica received $20,000 for their organs and were transported to Israel for the operation.

Source: “Costa Rica Reported 20 Human Trafficking Victims this Year,” Costa Rica News, July 21, 2013.