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Trafficked Romanians

Trafficked Romanians

Three of the five Romanian and two Moldovan women discovered working in a Phnom Penh

brothel in August 2000 returned to work in prostitution within weeks of arriving

home. The London-based Financial Times interviewed Romania's former officer in charge

of combating trafficking about the case, which attracted worldwide sympathy after

the women said they were duped into coming to Cambodia. Major Marin Banica said they

had fabricated the story to escape prosecution.

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