Portuguese authorities successfully put an end to a human trafficking network after raiding 12 homes and the vehicles of individuals connected to an organised crime ring involved at least 20 women who were sold into sexual slavery across Europe.
The arrested face charges of money-laundering, human trafficking, according to Portugal’s immigration and border service.
The arrest was the culmination of a six-month Interpol investigation into an operation that was codenamed El Pibe, according to re...


This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now