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Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain

  • Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain
    Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain (Bild: Europol)
  • Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain
    Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain (Bild: Europol)
  • Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain
    Twenty-five victims of sexual exploitation identified in Romania and Spain (Bild: Europol)
2021-07-08 13:08:02
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Quelle: Europol

The Romanian Police (Poliția Română) and the Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional), supported by Europol and Eurojust, dismantled a criminal network involved in human trafficking for sexual exploitation, writes Europol.

The investigation resulted in two action days, one in Spain in February 2021 and one in Romania in June 2021.The organised crime group – with branches in Romania and Spain – was luring victims into prostitution with the so-called ‘lover boy’ method. The victims were sexually exploited in night clubs in Spain.

To avoid detection, the criminal group did not use money transfer services. Instead, Romanian gang leaders smuggled the cash out of the country themselves.

The suspects also did their best to avoid using regular mobile networks and traveling by plane.Europol coordinated the operational activities, facilitated the exchange of information and provided analytical support. Europol financed the deployment of two Spanish agents in Romania for operational meetings and participation in the action day.  .

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