The Civil Guard releases 61 people subjected to labor exploitation
In the operation “Bravos” a criminal organization specialized in the trafficking and labor exploitation of citizens of the East has been dismantled
37 of the released persons have received the status of victims of trafficking in human beings by the Spanish authorities. Most of them have already returned to their home countries
It is estimated that in the last nine years, this criminal organization would have captured and transferred to our country more than 1000 people to subsequently exploit them in inhuman conditions
The leaders of this criminal network, a Romanian nationality marriage, have made illicit profits during years of work carried out by victims, who worked as seasonal workers in different citrus harvesting campaigns in the provinces of Castellón, Valencia and Lleida
The Civil Guard, in the so-called BRAVOS operation, has managed to dismantle a criminal organization specialized in introducing people from Eastern Europe, mainly from Romania and Bulgaria, through deception and abuse of superiority, in order to exploit them Labor as temporary workers in the citrus sector in provinces such as Valencia, Castellón and Lleida.