Price to be Smuggled Out of the United Kingdom

in Transnational Crime

In addition to smuggling illegal immigrants in to the United Kingdom, human smugglers also move people out of the country.

According to the BBC’s Panorama program, smugglers charge immigrants up to $2,373 (£1,500) to transport people out of the UK and bring them to the French port city of Calais. The immigrants them move on to other countries within the European Union.

(Price rate for human smugglers.)

Source:  Kevin Rawlinson, “Criminal gangs are smuggling immigrants out of the UK,” Independent, January 21, 2013.

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