2004 - Operation Flash Hotel :: Successful Operations :: Operational Activities

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2004 Operation Flash Hotel

In 2004, Operation Flash Hotel started as an investigation initiated by Romania and continued through information exchanges during the preliminary phase of Operation Mirage 2004.
Surveillance measures were implemented focusing on the traffickers and victims in Romania and Turkey.
Through international coordination, with SECI Center support, traffickers were arrested on both sides: 6 arrests were made and more than 20 Romanian victims were identified, 6 of them ( including 1 minor) were assisted by IOM for repatriation.
The investigating officers estimated that the proceeds of the crime are in excess of 1.5 million Euro.