human trafficking

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Bodies of Essex lorry victims returned to Vietnam

Bodies of Essex lorry victims returned to Vietnam

Sixteen of the 39 bodies of Vietnamese nationals who died while being transported to the UK have been returned home.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Met Police arrest 17 in human trafficking raids

Met Police arrest 17 in human trafficking raids

The force said it recovered 29 potential human trafficking victims in searches of London addresses that led to 17 arrests this morning.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Two arrested for trafficking 29 Vietnamese nationals

Two arrested in connection with trafficking 29 Vietnamese nationals

Two arrested in connection with trafficking 29 Vietnamese nationals

Police in Devon and Cornwall have arrested and charged two men who pleaded guilty to trafficking Vietnamese people into the UK.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The operation was sparked by a young woman from Teesside telling police she had been trafficked around the country and subjected to serious sexual offences, including rape

Eight arrested in human trafficking raids

Eight arrested in human trafficking raids

The simultaneous raids in Stockton-on-Tees and Sheffield led to men being held on suspicion of conspiracy to rape, trafficking, blackmail and drugs offences.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The two men established a 'county line' with Wales

Mahad Yusuf and Fesal Mahamud: London gang members who turned teenage girl into drug mule face jail for human trafficking

London gang members who used teen girl as drug mule guilty of human trafficking

Mahad Yusuf and Fesal Mahamud admitted the charges against them

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Terror groups 'gain funds by using slaves to recruit abusers and rapists'

Isis and other terror groups 'using slaves to recruit abusers and rapists'

Isis and other terror groups 'using slaves to recruit abusers and rapists'

Research shows the practice is commonplace in groups like Isis and this takes place in the Middle East and Africa

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Jonatan Majewski recruited the four Poles in Poznan (Met Police handout)

Jonatan Majewski: Human trafficker who kept illegal Polish migrants in virtual slavery jailed

Human trafficker who kept illegal Polish migrants in virtual slavery jailed

Jonatan Majewski, of Woodville Road in Hackney, pleaded guilty to one count of human trafficking for the purpose of labour exploitation

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

German rapper convicted of physical violence and tax evasion, but escapes pimping conviction

German rapper convicted of physical violence and tax evasion, but escapes pimping conviction

German rapper convicted of physical violence and tax evasion

Schwesta Ewa has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

EU border agency accused of plotting against aid organisations

EU border agency accused of plotting against aid organisations

EU border agency accused of plotting against aid organisations

Spanish migrant rescue group Proactiva Open Arms has claimed Frontex is trying to put people off from donating to aid organisations

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Six arrested after large cannabis factory is discovered in former nuclear bunker

Six arrested after large cannabis factory is discovered in former nuclear bunker

Six arrested after large cannabis factory discovered in former nuclear bunker

A large cannabis factory has been discovered by police in a former nuclear bunker, this had led to the arrest of six men

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Anti-Slavery Day: UK government launches £8.5 million fund to tackle modern slavery

UK government launches £8.5 million fund to tackle modern slavery

Home secretary Amber Rudd described modern slavery as a 'barbaric crime' and said 'even more' must be done to combat it