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YEN THANH: Several townships in rural Vietnam sank into mourning with communities believing that many of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London this week came from poor, rice-growing areas of the country.
YEN THANH, Vietnam (Reuters) - The majority of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were likely from Vietnam, a community leader from the rural, rice-growing community where many of the victims are believed to have come from told Reuters on Saturday.
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said they had arrested two more people over the deaths of 39 people found in a truck, believed to be Chinese nationals, on suspicion of human trafficking and manslaughter.
GRAYS, England (Reuters) - Police investigating the deaths of 39 people in a truck near London said they had arrested three more suspects on Friday on suspicion of human trafficking amid signs that some of the dead may be Vietnamese.
GRAYS, England (Reuters) - British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.
WASHINGTON: Legislation that would toughen money-laundering rules is a priority of Wall Street banks, and lobbyists are busy working to get it passed by Congress even as the rest of Capitol Hill fixates on impeachment and the 2020 elections.
PUTRAJAYA: After discovering a serious breach of security at the Perlis-Thailand border due to enforcement personnel being on the take, graft investigators want to know how rampant corruption is at the Kedah and Kelantan border.Investigators from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) received data to help probe allegations that some border security personnel stationed at Padang Besar are receiving money from smugglers to allow them to hand over goods illegally to their counterparts in Thailand.Chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said the discovery would help MACC’s efforts in fighting corruption, adding that the data received dated from 2017 up to May this year.
TORONTO (Reuters) - More than 300 charges have been laid and 31 arrests made in a multi-province human trafficking criminal investigation, Canadian police said on Wednesday.
BANGKOK: Human traffickers in Thailand have ignored court orders to compensate victims in more than 99% of cases in recent years, fuelling fears that many survivors could be re-trafficked, data obtained exclusively by the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed.
Taipei: As many as 40 Indonesians have fallen victim to an alleged human trafficking scheme in which scholarships and job opportunities were offered in Taiwan, the National Police have said.