– The activities of a criminal group of five people involved in human trafficking have been repressed. According to the available data, in the period from 2010 to 2019, the suspects, acting according to distributed roles, picked up women on the territory of the republic, convinced them to move to one of the foreign countries, where they involved them in prostitution, says the FSB press service for the KBR. .
The security services managed to find the gang during operational search activities together with the police.
The press service of the ICR investigation department for the region specified that a 59-year-old neighbor of the place and her acquaintances organized human trafficking. The suspects recruited and took KBR girls abroad. Already in the territory of another country, women were persuaded to engage in prostitution. One of the suspects acted at the scene.
– Upon arrival, the victims were forced, including under threats of violence, to have sexual intercourse, held against their will, preventing them from returning to the Russian Federation, the monetary reward received by the victims was appropriated and distributed among members of a organized criminal group, – says the press release investigative services.
The Nalchik investigative department of the ICR Investigative Committee of the region opened criminal cases under three articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation: “Organization of prostitution”, “Participation in prostitution” and “Human trafficking” . Members of the criminal group face up to 15 years in prison.