Moldova Security Threats

Data and information about security threats from Moldova’s black market. Intelligence and security information collected from government agencies, news articles and other public data sources.

The illegal drug trade in Moldova is estimated to be worth $200 to $250 Million a year.

Source:  NATO Parliamentary Assembly, “VISIT TO MOLDOVA by the SUB-COMMITTEE ON DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE [CIVIL DIMENSION OF SECURITY],” March 1, 2004.

One to two percent of Moldovan migrants may find themselves victims of human trafficking, according to the New Yorker.

 

The main source of women working in the prostitution trade across Europe is reportedly Moldova, according to information released by the International Organization for Migration.

(More human trafficking facts here.)

 

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Organ sellers in Moldova receive between $2,500 to $3,000, with recipients paying between $100,000 to $250,000.

(Prices of black market organs.)

 

In Moldova, brokers are paid $100 or $200 for each person they recruit to sell their kidneys.