As explained in the series “The Traffickers”, global crime is about complex criminal networks. The Criminal Aura Graph, a massive visualization of criminal networks, shows part of this complexity. With data processed, analyzed and modeled by Vortex Foundation, the “Criminal Aura Graph” shows the transnational movement of trafficked resources, according to several criminal networks analyzed by Vortex Foundation. As featured in the “Traffickers” Website, “The Criminal Aura Grap
The next episode of "The Traffickers", about gold trafficking, begins in Dubai, the fancy destination of gold that, apparently, isn’t related to the illegal mines of Antoquia, Colombia.
However, according to the Colombian Mining National Agency, 60% of the illegal mining in Colombia (around 233 towns) consists of gold exploitation. In fact, in 81 of those towns, guerrillas such as FARC, ELN, and criminal bands operate, which means that criminal groups are involved in the ex