The incidence of crime in Mexico is higher than what is reflected in the data from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP), as evidenced by the victimization surveys carried out by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).
Through an analysis, Common Cause points out that the underreporting of high-impact crimes, such as femicides, kidnappings, and extortions, stands out. For example, in the first four months of 2022, there was a 23% increase in the number of extortion victims reported, compared to the same period in 2021.
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