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Resource ID: #23155
Subject: Human Rights
Source: Arizona Republic (Phoenix)
Date: 07/23/2006; 10/13/2006; 10/19/2006; 10/31/2006



The Arizona Republic tackles the issue and the "big business" of human smuggling. This investigation "shows how coyote rings operate not just by guiding illegal immigrants across the U.S. border, but by engaging in money-laundering, bribery, forgery and other crimes." Wire transfer companies including Western Union were funneling money to these Arizona-based criminals.

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