"All who engage in it, which I do, use the internet and mobile applications“
"I will dare to say that dating sites are used mainly for recruiting of girls for “work” abroad“
"Primary connection flowed over the phone. She told me that I can look at their page on Facebook to convince myself everything is legal“
"We have seen that on national territory the women are contacted highly and moving in the area through Facebook contacts“
Andrea Di Nicola, Gabriele Baratto, Elisa Martini
Georgios Antonopoulos, Martina Cicaloni, Alexandru Damian, Parisa Diba, Dimitar Dimitrov, Mois Faion, Valeria Ferrari, Slavyanka Ivanova, Mila Mancheva, Atanas Rusev, Georgios Papanicolaou, Alexandra Toderita, Bianca Toma
76% of detected victims of trafficking in persons are females.
15% of detected victims of trafficking in persons are children.
65% of the victims detected between 2013 and 2014 were EU citizens.
On average, 70% of migrants and asylum-seekers entering Europe uses the service of smugglers.