5 women released in an operation against human trafficking for sexual exploitation
The victims were captured in their country of origin and forced to undergo breast augmentation surgery before traveling to Spain, providing them with the organization of all the necessary documentation for border crossing
Seven people have been detained for the alleged crimes of Trafficking in Human Beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation, promoting illegal immigration, money laundering and drug trafficking
10 searches have been made in homes and establishments, nine of them in the town of Caspe (Zaragoza) and one in Barcelona where weapons, narcotic substances, anabolics and more than 25,000 euros in cash have been intervened
The Civil Guard and the National Police, in the so-called “Cárpatos-Liberty-Luboca” operation, have arrested seven people belonging to a criminal organization dedicated to trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation. During the operation, 5 women have been released from prostitution against their will. The agents have carried out ten entries and searches – nine of them in the town of Caspe (Zaragoza) and one in Barcelona – and have released five victims of the organization.
The investigation began in June 2019 after taking a statement from a protected witness who, in his statement, revealed that he had been the victim of a possible criminal organization dedicated to trafficking in human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation, having knowledge of that there were more people in the same situation.