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News | Aug. 3, 2021

286 Arrested in Global Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Operation

Between 5-9 July, 2021 47 countries participated in Operation Liberterra. Law enforcement officials carried out about 500,000 inspections at checkpoints and airports worldwide. As a result, about 430 human trafficking victims and 4,000 irregular migrants from 74 different countries were discovered. Through intelligence and investigations officials also initiated 60 new transnational investigations for fake or stolen identity documents. In the five day operation 22 criminal groups were dismantled. 

Type: Civil
Region: Worldwide
Threat: Human Trafficking
Published: 26 July 2021
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