Child trafficking boom evident in Bulgaria and Romania

According to Sofia Echo newspaper there is a visible child trafficking boom in Bulgaria and Romania after these countries' European Union access. Free movement within the EU made it easier to carry out child trafficking schemes , the website of People reported.
Investigation showed that poor families in those countries sold their babies at the price of 3000 euro. Some of the infants sold are only six weeks old. The report said that some traffickers used mediators to steal babies from families who refused to sell them.
Thousands of children in Bulgaria and Romania become victims of trafficking and dealers make fortune from families without children coming from rich EU countries like UK, the report said.

You can read more on the website of Sofia Echo

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