Four Hungarians found guilty of UK sex trafficking

Sights

After a seven-week trial in Britain, four Hungarian and one British citizens have been found guilty of conspiring to run a sex-trafficking operation based in Sussex. At least 50 Hungarian women were flown to the UK, from which sexual services were offered via websites; on occasion, the women were sent into several areas of the UK, including Glasgow.

The five defendants – Máté Puskás (25), Victoria Brown (25), Zoltan Mohácsi (36), István Tóth (34), and Péter Tóth (28) – were sentenced yesterday to prison terms ranging from three to six years on conspiracy charges.

Brothers István and Péter Tóth were tried in absentia, as they remain at large.

UK Security Minister James Brokenshire took interest in the case and may be using it as example in years to come. Brokenshire was quoted in British media as emphatically stating that “Slavery has no place in Britain and the Home Secretary and I have made clear our personal commitment to stamp it out.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Business confidence improves as consumer sentiment worsens Analysis

Business confidence improves as consumer sentiment worsens

Meeting called to address Pegasus spyware lacks quorum  Parliament

Meeting called to address Pegasus spyware lacks quorum 

Skanska commercial dev unit names new EVP of operations Hung... Appointments

Skanska commercial dev unit names new EVP of operations Hung...

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest City

Zsa Zsa Gabor's ashes buried in Budapest

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.