SBU blocks activities of human traffickers in Rivne
Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine detected and blocked the activities of the human traffickers, who transferred Ukrainian women abroad for sexual abuse.
Special service operatives established that the group consisted of three residents of the regional center. The offenders were searching for women who needed money to solve financial problems and lent correspondent assets to them. However, to surrender the "credits", the involved persons offered women "high-paying" jobs in one of the Middle East countries.
Law enforcement officers detained one of the offenders at Lviv airport while sending another "debtor" abroad. At the same time, two more members of the human trafficking group were detained in Rivne.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under Part 2 Art. 149 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the issue of serving to involved person notices of suspicion of committing a crime and choosing a measure of restraint is now being settled.
The investigative actions on establishing all circumstances of the case and bringing to responsibility other persons, involved in the illegal activity are under way.
Measures to expose offenders were conducted jointly with the National Police investigators under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor's Office of Rivne region.
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