Officers in London detained three members of a “sophisticated human trafficking network” that moved migrants from Bolivia to the United Kingdom.
The Home Office said a 35-year-old woman and two men aged 41 and 38 were apprehended in the south London neighborhoods of Camberwell and Peckham on Tuesday.
“[They]belong to an organized criminal group linked to a sophisticated human trafficking network between Bolivia and the United Kingdom,” he said.
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Just like that, The authorities detained some “illegal Bolivian” immigrants whose cases would be dealt with by the immigration services.
Following the capture, it was possible to identify that the network charged thousands of pounds to travel from Bolivia to the United Kingdom via the Republic of Ireland.
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Britain’s Secretary of State for Immigration Robert Jenrick said, “These people thought they were beyond the reach of the law and they were wrong. The country must crack down on irregular migration.”
On his part, Tony Hilton, deputy director of the British Criminal Financial Investigation Unit, announced that all those profiting through the immigration system would be investigated and convicted.
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