Hackathon finds dozens of Ukrainian refugees trafficked online

Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images / Contributor | LightRocket) Earlier this year, the International Organization for Migration reported that more than 3 million refugees fleeing war-torn Ukraine were “at heightened risk of exploitation.” Human trafficking cases, they warned, involved refugees more likely to leave home suddenly without secure financial resources and “less likely to be identified […]

Holiday lettings used for ‘pop-up brothels’ with trafficked women across Britain

Police across Britain are cracking down on a growing trend of “pop-up brothels,” where foreign prostitutes rent properties for a few days and then move on to avoid detection. Swindon is the latest town to be targeted by the Eastern European gangs, said to be running the temporary brothels. Other such brothels have been reported […]