The new €1.5m project aims to boost the fight against organised crime and human trafficking in several eastern European countries, including Moldova.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Medical and police authorities are launching a major international probe into the illegal trafficking in human organs for transplants, to help clamp down on the crime, one of the researchers said Thursday.
Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It is also the third largest, exceeded only by the drug trade and the illegal arms industry.
The Tel Aviv District Court on Thursday sentenced the ringleader of an international human trafficking ring to 18 years and seven months in prison.
Rahamim “Rami” Saban was convicted in January of trafficking hundreds of Ukrainian, Russian, Moldovan, Belarusian and Uzbek women into Israel for prostitution, in what the court said was one of the largest human trafficking operations in Israel’s history.
DUBAI // Four expatriate women who lured another to the country with the promise of a well-paid dancing job but forced her into prostitution instead have been sentenced to ten years in prison.