Salta, Argentina: Four Arrested for Child Labor Exploitation

Posted on July 5, 2013 • Filed under: Argentina, Crime, Human Smuggling, Police/Military Activity

On July 4, 2013 La Voz Noticias reported the arrest of four people in Salta on charges of child labor exploitation and human trafficking. The arrests occurred following an investigation by the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP).

A contractor from the company “El Curaca SA” and one of the four arrested, Héctor Hugo González, was reported following a work inspection where 16 undocumented persons, including children under 16 years old, were found working and living in poor health and safety conditions. The other suspects arrested were identified as Juan Carlos Gómez Ruiz, Luis Antonio Serrano and Germán González. Read Article

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