- Operation Ludlow
- R v AM others
- Preston Crown Court
Trafficking into The United Kingdom for Sexual Exploitation, contrary to section 57 (1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
Causing or Inciting Prostitution for Gain, Contrary to Section 52(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
Rape, contrary to section 1 (1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
- Case investigated by Lancashire Constabulary and NCA. Prosecuting Authority being North West Area RASSO Unit, CPS for Greater Manchester & Lancashire Cumbria CPS.
- 3 defendants charged with arranging travel for women to the UK with a promise of work.
- Once in UK victims raped and then forced in to Prostitution from a single premises.