Rani Hong was only seven years old when she was kidnapped by human traffickers in southern India. Later, you grew up then in the case of adoptive parents in the United States. Today, Hong is fighting as Chairman of the Board of the organization Freedom Seal in Dialog with governments and businesses against trafficking in human beings and against other forms of slavery.

Gerald Braunberger

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“It must be considered not only the financial costs of economic crime,” said Hong at a meeting of the media group Refinitiv on the sidelines of the world economic forum in Davos. “The human costs are also significant.”

As the outright outrageous, they considered the penalties that traffickers expect, especially in Southeast Asia. “Many are after six months of prison to walk free,” she says.

human trafficking is also a financial crime. “Some of the criminals off credit cards in the names of their victims, so as to hide illegal payments,” said Hong. “Others use their victims as drug couriers.” Some criminals use modern forms of technology. “Between Criminals on the one hand, and the financial houses, and government Agencies on the other hand, a technological betting takes place upgrade,” reported Tim Adams, the President of the Institute of International Finance (IIF), especially by international banks-supported organization.