Migrant smugglers using social media
Evil trade using Twitter and Facebook.
Human traffickers use social media to advertise trips to Italy
Smugglers use Twitter and Facebook to lure migrants seeking passage to Europe. Trips start from $1,000 and children travel for free
Matthew Vella / Jurgen Balzan
Despite the EU’s hard talk on targeting human traffickers in Libya and striking boats used to carry asylum seekers to Europe, people smugglers have not relented in their drive to entice migrants into embarking on trips to Italy, which often end in death for many.
MaltaToday is in possession of an advert posted online by a man who identified himself as Omar Zuwari, who probably hails from Syria.
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