Before the Senate Committee in 2002 , said I, "Mr Chairman and committee members, you no doubt find it disturbing when you hear about the behavior of human smugglers. You are disturbed when human smugglers exploit refugees and asylum seekers. Your are distressed when human smugglers make money out of these vulnerable people. You feel outraged when human smugglers show callous disrespect for the well being of their human cargo. You find human smugglers despicable because they make a profit out of vulnerable people, such as refugees.