The members of a criminal gang which brought women from Hungary into the UK to work as prostitutes have been jailed for a total of twenty-two years. The four men and one woman ran a highly-organised conspiracy for two years, making huge sums of money.
The traffickers co-erced their victims to work out of locations including hotels at Gatwick and a student flat at Sussex University. Malcolm Shaw reports.
The interviewees are David Fairclough, Home Office and Detective Sergeant Glenn Taylor from Sussex Police.
A gang that trafficked dozens of Hungarian women into the country to work as prostitutes has been jailed for a total of 23 years.
Hove Crown Court heard that Victoria Brown, Mate Puskas, Zoltan Mohacsi and brothers Peter and Istvan Toth trafficked more than 600 women.
The gang were convicted following a ten-week trial at Hove Crown Court.
Five members of a gang have been sentenced to a total of twenty-two years for bringing Hungarian women into Britain and forcing them to work as prostitutes.
The women were made to meet up with men in rooms in Kent and Sussex including a flat at the University of Sussex campus in Falmer. The gang of four men and one woman spent almost two years trafficking victims into the country and putting their details on a website that advertised sexual services.