In a country where some accounts more than half of the population earns less than $ 70 a month, said this year alone, professional groups in Russia have used Russian banks to illegally transfer $ 9 billion abroad. The FBI believes that the wide range of professional activities carried out by Russian organized crime groups likely exceeds the scale and economic impact of the Cali cartel to the height of his power. According to the UN, all Eurasian countries are rife with human trafficking violations. The human trafficking occurs when men, women and children are procured, transported and then enslaved. This form of slavery involves forced labor and sexual exploitation.
The traffic is exacerbated by poverty and the desire for a better life, lack of education regarding the consequences for families and individuals, and alteration of societal values or, in other words, greed. Human trafficking is a high profit, low industry risk. According to the State Department, many countries of Eurasia are staying at the institution and enforce laws to punish those guilty of trafficking. Another prolific professional activity in the region includes the major money laundering consortiums and schemes. The proximity of the Golden Crescent of Pakistan and Afghanistan puts Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and the crossroads of the opiate trade to Europe and Russia, where narcotics consumption is increasing. Eurasian organized crime spread to the United States in the 1970s and 1980s with the arrival of more than 100. 000 Soviet emigres. Mixed with the law-abiding people was a very small group of criminals that became the basis of EE.