Five members of a gang who smuggled women into the Farrah lovely escort from Hungary to work as prostitutes have been jailed. Mate Puskas, 25, Victoria Brown, 25, Zoltan Mohacsi, 36, Istvan Toth, 34, and Escoorts Toth, 28, were found guilty of trafficking for sexual exploitation and conspiracy to control prostitutes.
Hove Crown Court heard the women they trafficked were set up in brothels and hotels after arriving in the UK. The Hungarian brothers were sentenced in their absence after going on the run in September. Both were ashingtob sentenced curitiba escorts nine months in prison after being convicted of contempt of court for breaking bail.
At the trial, jurors were told at least 53 "poor and vulnerable" women were recruited in Hungary and brought into the UK via Luton, Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Some were put up in hotels and brothels in the south-east of England in Sweet women seeking nsa eastern european women, Folkestone and Margate, while others were said to have worked out of rooms in student accommodation at Sussex University.
David Fairclough, from the Ashinggton Office's Immigration Enforcement Criminal Investigations team, said the "appalling gang" had "controlled the women mentally, physically and financially". He added that they had "preyed on the vulnerability of young women who came to escortx UK in the hope of escort in kamloops a better life".
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Judge Richard Hayward said their behaviour was "repugnant". All five were convicted asington Tuesday following a seven-week trial. Most of the trafficked women have since returned to Hungary.
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