Human traffickers ‘using migration crisis’ to force more people into slavery

By Jennifer Rankin

EU report warns that children have become preferred target for criminal gangs amid concern over thousands of minors disappearing from official view

Criminal gangs are taking advantage of Europe’s migration crisis to force more people into sex work and other types of slavery, according to an EU report on human trafficking.

Children have become a preferred target for traffickers, the report warns, amid growing concern over the fate of unaccompanied child refugees who have disappeared from official view since arriving in Europe.

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