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Reykjavík Police Investigate 60 Cases of Prostitution

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Reykjavík Police Investigate 60 Cases of Prostitution

Reykjavík Metropolitan Police are currently investigating a total of 60 cases of the purchase of sexual services.

policecar_psPhoto: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Seven women have been questioned in relation to human trafficking. Three individuals are accused of purchasing sexual services while another three are being investigated for being intermediaries in the sale of sexual services.

The announcement was made at a press conference on the results of an investigation into organized crime on Tuesday. The government will donate ISK 25 million (USD 213,000, EUR 165,000) to the group for future work, ruv.is reports.

The purchase of sex has been in illegal in Iceland since Alþingi, the parliament, passed a new law in 2009.

Related:

31.10.2012 Over 100 Victims of Human Trafficking in Iceland

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