Migrant corridor cut off: No more illegal Ukrainian migrants to enter the UK and Ireland
Crime17:52 Nov. 15, 2016
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No more illegal Ukrainian migrants to enter the UK and Ireland

Europol has revealed a network of illegal imigration of Ukrainians

The European Police Office has disclosed a criminal network which was assisting Ukrainians to migrate to the UK and Ireland, illegally though. People from Ukraine would reach those countries using fake IDs.

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The special operation was jointly conducted by the Europol together with Spanish law enforcement agencies and Polish border guard service. Over 100 people involved in the law-breaking scheme have already been arrested.

The migration flow to Britain greatly increased after the annexation of Crimea. According to police data, the migration procedure looked as follows: Ukrainians would go to Poland with a tourist visa, When they arrfived, they would get forged Polish passport or one of the Baltic countries and with these documents they could travel further up to the UK as a EU citizen.

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The network's organizers were providing a whole range of services starting from fake IDs up to flight tickets and accommodation in transit countries.

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