Human smugglers offer discounts

CNN investigation throws up surprise.

Human smugglers offer discounts for introductions to desperate migrants

By Nick Paton Walsh

Tripoli, Libya (CNN) Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.

A smuggler in the Libyan capital of Tripoli laid bare the system for loading boats with poor and desperate refugees, during a conversation that a CNN producer secretly filmed.

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