Saturday, August 26, 2017

EXPOSED: Facebook Hosts People Smuggling Ads and Illegal Migration Groups - Breitbart News

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EXPOSED: Facebook Hosts People Smuggling Ads and Illegal Migration Groups

by LIAM DEACON25 Aug 2017
Facebook is hosting people smuggling advertisements, with gangs offering to take migrants to Europe and America, make them fake passports, and traffic them across the European Union (EU).

A large number of public posts exist on the platform, often in Arabic, offering to take migrants across the Mediterranean by boat for up to $5,000 per person. Documents and passports go for around $1,000 and flights and road trips can be arranged for just a few hundred dollars.
People smugglers administer entire pages and groups, often disguised as “travel agencies”, to update potential migrants of trips and share videos of those making the crossing.
Breitbart London was easily able to find the pages and posts by searching relevant words and phrases in Arabic on Facebook. Conversations where potential migrants negotiate with people smugglers were clearly visible.
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Since the beginning of the migrant crisis, there has been a surge of migrants from relatively safe nations, overtaking those from war-torn nations such as Syria.
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