INDICTMENT ISSUED AGAINST 2 PERSONS IN CASE CODENAMED ‘LETTER’29.12.2017. 11:56
Prosecutor of the Special Department for Organized Crime, Economic Crime and Corruption issued an indictment against the following persons:
Edib Tanjo, born in 1963 in Goražde, a citizen of BiH,
Almir Hadžiahmetović aka Garo born in 1980 in Sarajevo, a citizen of BiH
The accused are charged with having organized, during 2016, for a citizen of Ukraine for whom the primary accused enabled stay in BiH, the possibility of provision of sexual services for money in the area of Republic of Austria and FR Germany; the second accused helped organize advertising and establishing of contacts via internet.
The indictment alleges that the first accused has, after his departure to Ukraine, recruited another citizen of Ukraine to provide sexual services for money in the territory of Germany and then sent her to Germany, where he, with the assistance of the second accused, arranged for stay and accommodation used for the provision of sexual services.
The primary accused has received, through foreign currency transactions from abroad, part of the money that was acquired by prostitution thus obtaining unlawful property gain.
Within the scope of the case codenamed ‘Letter’, the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and law enforcement agencies established significant international co-operation with partner agencies in Austria and Germany in their fight against abuse of the difficult situation of victims and their exploitation for the provision of sexual services abroad.
The indictment was forwarded to the Court of BiH for confirmation.
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