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Two Traffickers Arrested in China Trafficking Case

Two suspects have been arrested on suspicion of trafficking an adult female to China where she was sold for marriage. The victim was repatriated and made a complaint to the Cambodian Police. During interviews, both suspects made admissions to trafficking the victim and have now been charged with human trafficking related offenses and remanded to [...]

Five Rescued and Two Arrested at Phnom Penh Massage Parlor

After a two week long covert surveillance operation on a brothel fronting as a massage parlor, Cambodian law enforcement and our SWAT team conducted a raid that rescued two minors and three adults. During the raid, two suspected traffickers were arrested and have been charged with child sex trafficking related offenses and remanded to prison [...]

Four Minors Rescued in Two Simultaneous Raids

Our SWAT team and Cambodian law enforcement simultaneously raided two brothels fronting as massage parlors in Siem Reap. During the raids, four minors were rescued and three suspected traffickers were arrested. The raids followed a covert investigation acting upon information that young girls were being sold for sex at both locations. Both brothels were officially [...]

Seven Rescued in Major Brothel Raid

The AIM SWAT Team recently received information that there were several children being sold for sex at a location in Phnom Penh that was fronting as a massage parlor. The team quickly launched a surveillance operation to confirm the tip. At around 7 PM on Thursday, July 5 th, officers from the Phnom Penh Department [...]

Arrest Made in Malaysia Labor Trafficking Case

In April, a young woman managed to escape an exploitative labor trafficking situation in Malaysia and was repatriated to Cambodia. The Siem Reap Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP) and AIM SWAT Officers have been investigating the case since that time. During the afternoon of Tuesday, June 19th officers from both organizations arrested a [...]

Update: 3 Child Sex Traffickers Sentenced to Prison!

Last October, we told you about AIM SWAT busting a child sex trafficking ring in Phnom Penh. The group was involved in some of the worst kind of trafficking we see - selling the virginity of young girls. At the time, a 15-year old victim we had rescued in a previous raid helped the AIM SWAT Team [...]

China Bride Assists in Arrest of Trafficker

Earlier this year, a victim of China bride trafficking managed to escape and return to Cambodia. She reported her story to police, and a case was opened to try to locate and arrest her traffickers. On Tuesday, May 22nd, officers from the Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP), together with AIM SWAT [...]

Rescue to Recovery: 3 Women Saved from a Brothel Start New Jobs at AEC

After receiving a tip that minors were being sold for sex at a brothel fronting as a massage parlor in central Phnom Penh, the Phnom Penh Department of Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police (AHTJPP) and AIM SWAT began a covert surveillance operation of the location. The joint investigation confirmed the information so officers of [...]
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