Human Smuggling Ring Between South Asia, Ecuador, U.S. Dismantled

Posted on December 12, 2015 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Human Rights Latin America, Human Smuggling, Police/Military Activity reported sources reported that the investigations were conducted by the Unit Against the Crime of Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants of the Directorate of Judicial Police (DNPJ) in coordination with the Attorney General. The operation took place after four months of investigation, the morning of Friday, December 11, simultaneously in Carchi, Guayas, El Oro and Guayas, where 14 properties were raided.

Among the evidence identity cards with modified data, passports, airline tickets, accounting books, log books, documents, bank transfers, deposits, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, cash, two vehicles seized were found

Modus operandi

The international organization was led by the Pakistani Ali M. and used two air routes and ground, and then a ground to bring migrants. He began the first air route from India to Ecuador to the cities of Quito and Guayaquil. Was the second air route from India to Brazil, Bolivia, Chile.

From these countries, transport was by land, where the Peru crossed into Ecuador to reach no immigration record. In the country staying a month or so before being taken across the border to Colombia Rumichaca, evading immigration controls, to continue their journey through Central America, to finally cross into the US, entering the state of Arizona.

The only cost to move from Ecuador to Colombia ranged between 4 and $ 6,000. The migrants came from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. They are operating in the country for a year in which the rights of their victims violated ago. The seven people rescued are from Pakistan and Bangladesh and were admitted to the Special National Victim Protection System. Read Article

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