17 AUGUST 2019: MILAN, ITALY

Reports emerged that Sinjari Emiljan, 27, an Albanian national and airport security employee was arrested on charges of human trafficking. Emiljan had fled to Milan from Albania after warrant was issued for his arrest and was extradited back to Albania. Reportedly, Emiljan was part of a transnational criminal group that forged counterfeit identity cards to traffic people into UK, USA and Canada. The group charged up to $25,000 – $30,000 (c. £20,100 – £24,120) per person. Emiljan’s arrest aided the arrest of over fifty people connected to seven crime organisations.