Unreported extortion in Mexico

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A crime statistics organization in Mexico estimates that up to 80 percent of all extortion attempts in Mexico go unreported. Of the reported cases of extortion, the number of cases has tripled between 2004 and 2011.

Source: Elisabeth Malkin, “As Gangs Move In on Mexico’s Schools, Teachers Say ‘Enough’,” New York Times, September 25, 2011.

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