Human trafficking in Myanmar leads to several thousands of people being trafficked out of the country each year, according to the United Nations. The main destination of the human trafficking market from Myanmar is China, followed by Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
The Immigration Director in Malaysia stated that a foreign sex worker in the country could earn up to $6,000 a month working in the prostitution industry.
Wildlife trafficking of tigers has lead to the population of wild Malaysian tigers to fall under 500. In the 1950s, there were an estimated 3,000 Malaysian tigers in the wild.
Cigarette smuggling in Malaysia causes the government to lose $200 Million in taxes each year.
Prostitution arrests in Malaysia totaled more than 36,858 women between 2005 and September 2009. In the first 9 months of 2009, 7,810 women from 21 different countries were arrested for prostitution in Malaysia.
In the first eight month of 2009, there was an increase of 300 percent in the amount of drugs entering Indonesia from Malaysia. Heroin and crystal methamphetamine were the most frequent type of drug smuggled into Indonesia.
In no particular order, the following are the ten most smuggled wildlife species in Malaysia. 1. Pangolin 2. Rare tortoises…
83 percent of all video games bought and played in Malaysia are pirated copies.
The trade in counterfeit pesticides in Malaysia is worth $19 Million (60 Million Malaysian Ringgits).
Human smuggling in Malaysia lead to 416 people being caught by government authorities.