From 2000 to 2007, Omelyan Botsvynyuk ran an organization that smuggled about 30 young Ukrainians to the United States with promises of good jobs with free room and board.
The victims were flown from Germany and Poland to Mexico with tourist visas.
Bajir Singh Tamang, 37 years old, was convicted of trafficking poor teenage girls from rural areas to India and the Middle East to work in the sex trade with promises of legitimate jobs.
One such attempt came to light on Sunday after police in Goreswar arrested a man who was allegedly planning to smuggle at least nine women and six girls out of Assam.
For more than a year and a half, three people accused of being members of a Hungarian crime family eluded authorities as their alleged associates were rounded up, prosecuted and convicted of running the largest human trafficking ring in Canadian history.
DUBAI // A man and woman were sentenced today to five years for human trafficking by the Dubai Criminal Court.
Both Pakistani, MTS, 40 and MTM, 24, lured a 16-year-old girl into the country with the promise of a maid's job, then locked her in their apartment in Hor Al Anz and forced her to prostitute herself.