Browse Tag

arrests

Child Trafficking: 388 arrested across Europe

1 min read

The FINANCIAL — Europol, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom coordinated a Europe-wide joint action day targeting child trafficking. The operation, also supported by Frontex, took place between 5 and 11 October 2020 and involved 12* countries. A wide range of law enforcement authorities including police, immigration and border control agencies, transport police, social assistance and child protection services and labour inspectorates participated in the joint action. 388 ARRESTS AND 249 POTENTIAL VICTIMSThe actions led to 388 arrests, 19 additional suspects identified and 40 new investigations initiated. Overall, 249 potential victims of human trafficking were identified, 61 of which were…

Read More »

Child Trafficking: 388 arrested across Europe

1 min read

The FINANCIAL — Europol, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom coordinated a Europe-wide joint action day targeting child trafficking. The operation, also supported by Frontex, took place between 5 and 11 October 2020 and involved 12* countries. A wide range of law enforcement authorities including police, immigration and border control agencies, transport police, social assistance…