"Anthropologist's 'Dick Tracy moment' plays role in arrest of suspected kidney trafficker" - Daily News

"Anthropologist's 'Dick Tracy moment' plays role in arrest of suspected kidney trafficker" - Daily News

by: | publication date: July 24, 2009 | Publication: New York Daily News |

"The Brooklyn man arrested Thursday for dealing in black-market kidneys was identified to the FBI seven years ago as a major figure in a global human organ ring. Levy-Izhak Rosenbaum's name, address and even phone number were passed to an FBI agent in a meeting at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan by a prominent anthropologist who has been studying and documenting organ trafficking for more than a decade. . ."

Undercover anthropologist, Nancy Scheper-Hughes exposed a global human organ trafficking business that had been operating for over a decade.

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