How Does Kidney Trafficking Work?

On July 23, a lengthy FBI probe into corruption in New Jersey ended in the arrests of 44 people, including two mayors, a prominent real-estate developer and several rabbis. But amid the bribery and money-laundering allegations, the element of the sweeping sting that grabbed the most attention was the accusation that Levy Izhak Rosenbaum, a New York City resident, had tried to orchestrate the sale of a human kidney for $160,000. The black-market kidney trade is a growing problem — the World Health Organization estimates that organ trafficking accounts for 5-10% of all kidney transplants worldwide. So how do kidney sales work?

How Does Kidney Trafficking Work? – TIME.

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