Transnational organized crime threat assessments
The vast majority of these exchanges are legitimate and beneficial, but a significant share is not. Transnational criminal markets crisscross the planet, conveying drugs, arms, trafficked women, toxic waste, stolen natural resources or protected animals’ parts. Hundreds of billions of dollars of dirty money flow through the world every year, distorting local economies, corrupting institutions and fuelling conflict. (...) UNODC has produced a series of regional and thematic transnational organized crime threat assessments, as well as one global report (published in June 2010). The reports are available below.