Nigerian prostitution ring Busted by Spanish and Finnish Police

By: Michael Harrington |

The Hague––– The European Union is getting tougher on prostitution and the abuse of foreign women, mainly Africans, Caribbean and Latin Americans.

On Thursday, Spanish and Finnish police, with leads and assistance from other European law enforcement agencies, arrested 24 members of an alleged prostitution ring plundering on young Nigerian women, Europol stated on Thursday.

A group of young Nigerian ladies lured in Europe as prostitutes under the pretext of household employment for wealthy Europeans

“The victims, mainly vulnerable young Nigerian women, were recruited in Nigeria and trafficked to Spain via Italy,” according to Europe’s Hague-based policing agency.

“Once in Spain they were forced into prostitution, mostly in the cities of Benidorm and Malaga, but also Madrid, Barcelona, Soria and Gandia (Valencia),” the Europol statement read.

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Source: Globe Afrique Media

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.