Human trafficking

Meaz Nour-Eldin (left) and Elkan Vyizigiro, both 23, have both been charged with human trafficking offences (VPD)

3 males charged with human trafficking of underage girls in Vancouver

Investigators believe the group recruited and trafficked underage girls for several months

 

An activist against human trafficking says the global sex trade is growing fast. Photo by Julian Rivera on Unsplash

Anti-human-trafficking educator appeals to Comox Valley Regional District board

Globalization, unregulated internet, limited law enforcement and a lack of prevention education…

 

Paul Brandt performs at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Fighting human trafficking ‘more urgent’ amid pandemic: country star Paul Brandt

Brandt, a former pediatric nurse, founded the organization Not in My City in 2017

 

Operation No More saw members of the Victoria Police Department’s special victims unit meet girls believed to be involved in human trafficking at a local hotel. Officers offered the girls help and other resources. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)

Undercover operation exposes prominent human trafficking problem in Greater Victoria

VicPD’s Operation No More took place in mid-June at a local hotel

Operation No More saw members of the Victoria Police Department’s special victims unit meet girls believed to be involved in human trafficking at a local hotel. Officers offered the girls help and other resources. (Katherine Engqvist/News Staff)
Shawn Alexander Kelly, left, of Victoria, brothers Seyed Kourosh and Seyed Kamran Miralinaghi, both of Nanaimo, were arrested near Swift Current, Sask., with Shermineh Sheri Ziaee, of Victoria, on suspicion of human trafficking last month. (Photos from social media)

Reports of accused human trafficker sighted north of the Comox Valley unsubstantiated

RCMP issue warning about the fears unproven social media reports can generate

Shawn Alexander Kelly, left, of Victoria, brothers Seyed Kourosh and Seyed Kamran Miralinaghi, both of Nanaimo, were arrested near Swift Current, Sask., with Shermineh Sheri Ziaee, of Victoria, on suspicion of human trafficking last month. (Photos from social media)
Victoria police are asking any victims of human trafficking to come forward. (Victoria Police)

Victoria police ask victims of human trafficking to come forward after Saskatchewan arrests

Four people from Vancouver Island were arrested in Saskatchewan on Jan. 28

Victoria police are asking any victims of human trafficking to come forward. (Victoria Police)
Four B.C. residents arrested in Saskatchewan in human-trafficking case

Four B.C. residents arrested in Saskatchewan in human-trafficking case

Four suspects arrested near Swift Current transporting unidentified female passengers

Four B.C. residents arrested in Saskatchewan in human-trafficking case