Human Trafficking Cases Investigated in Japan in 2010

There were 19 human trafficking cases investigated in Japan in 2010, down from the 28 in 2009 and the record lowest number of cases since cases have been tracked since 2001. 24 Filipinos, 12 Japanese, and 1 South Korean were found to be victims of human trafficking in Japan from those cases.

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Government Agencies Running Unlicensed Software in South Korea in 2010

From January to August 2010, government agencies in South Korea were cited over 2,600 times for using pirated software. In 2009, over 1,900 citations were given to government offices, and around 700 cases in 2008. The increase in citations is due to an increase in monitoring software. Most of the software piracy citations were found in regional branch offices rather then central departments.

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Tax losses from Fake Cosmetics in Indonesia

Financial losses of $515 Million (4.41 Trillion Indonesian Rupiahs) occur in Indonesia every year due to the importation of counterfeit cosmetics into the country. Fake cosmetics are the number one counterfeited product in Indonesia, with most of the counterfeit cosmetics entering the country from South Korea or China.

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