sexual exploitation

08 Jul: TWENTY-FIVE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION IDENTIFIED IN ROMANIA AND SPAIN

(Source: Europol)

Lured into prostitution with the ‘lover boy’ method, the victims were exploited in night clubs in Spain

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. The investigation resulted in two action days, one in Spain in February 2021 and one in Romania in June 2021.

The two actions led to:

16 house searches (12 in Romania and 4 in Spain)13 arrests (6 in Romania and 7 in Spain, 8 of whom were Romanian and 2 Spanish nationals)25 victims…