Germany bust human trafficking ring transiting through Malaysia

Source: The Malaysian Insider

German police busts an international ring of human traffickers whose members used falsified documents to bring foreigners into Germany through Malaysia. – Reuters pic, November 5, 2015.

German police yesterday broke up an international ring of human traffickers whose members used falsified documents to bring foreigners into Germany through Malaysia, mainly by air, for a fee of up to €10,000 (RM46,000) per person.

A police statement said that 17 suspected members of the ring had been arrested in raids in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Baden-Wuerttemberg.

The ring provided foreign nationals, mostly Syrians and Lebanese, with falsified documents such as residency permits and travel documents. Read more