Tag Archives: human trafficking

Teenage girl rescued from being trafficked in gold mining area

A 14-year-old girl, who says a woman was taking her into a gold mining area to sell alcohol, has been rescued and handed over to the Child Care and Protection Agency. Police are treating the offence as Trafficking In Persons. The woman, who was arrested at the Bartica Ferry Stelling, also remains in custody. Police say they found almost 500 ...

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Dirty cash being laundered through money transfer agencies

Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Guyana, Matthew Langevine says there are increasing suspicious reports of money launderers and drug traffickers piping their dirty monies through money transfer agencies. The FIU head said it has also been discovered that individuals involved in predicate offences tied to drug and human trafficking and money laundering are utilising the services of ...

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