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Trafficking investigation three charged
25 October 2012
Three people have now been charged in connection with Operation Amber, the UK Border Agency-led investigation into the alleged trafficking of women.
35-year-old Zoltan Mohacsi, a Hungarian national of no fixed abode, was last night charged with three offences; trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation into the UK, trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation within the UK, and controlling prostitution for gain.
He is expected to appear before Crawley magistrates today alongside Mate Puskas, 24, a Hungarian national of Surrey Street in Croydon and Victoria Brown, also 24, of the same address. Both were charged with the same offences on 24 October 2012.
The trio were all arrested in Croydon on 23 October 2012 by the UK Border Agency's south east criminal and financial investigation team, with the assistance of Sussex police, the Metropolitan Police Service and the UK Human Trafficking Centre. The arrests were part of an investigation into the alleged trafficking of women for the purposes of prostitution.
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