Pernambuco, Brazil: Owner of Travel Agency Detained for Trafficking Women to Europe

Posted on July 27, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Europe, Human Smuggling, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL

On July 25, 2013 Globo reported that the Federal Police arrested the owner of a travel agency, Claudette Birth Banner in Olinda, Pernambuco, for human trafficking. According to police, the woman was sexually exploiting women with low education and no experience in tourism, to Europe, where they were harassed and forced into the prostitution sector. The police discovered such criminal activity after a complaint by one of the victim’s. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email