Do you earn more money than a Somali pirate?

November 2013
Moderate Voice;11/11/2013, p5
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The article focuses on a report on Somali Pirates. The article mentions that the report "Pirate Trails", which is authored by the World Bank, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Interpol's Maritime Piracy Task Force, states that most of the foot soldiers who hijack ships and vessels often receive only 0.1 percent of the total ransom money with many illegal criminal networks taking in maximum profits.


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