The Colombian Prosecutor’s Office reported that the citizens Berta Ramírez Torres and Daniela Echeverry Gómez were presented for human trafficking. She explained that Ramírez Torres sold tourist packages and massages and that when she recruited clients she showed them a catalog of women; while Echeverry Gómez, for her part, was attached to the Cartagena Metropolitan Police Command
Colombian authorities detained a Venezuelan woman who allegedly led a human trafficking network that operated in the city of Cartagena. Local media reported that a woman was acting in complicity with a patrol car of the National Police of that country.
The Colombian Prosecutor’s Office reported that the people were identified as Berta Ramírez Torres and Daniela Echeverry Gómez.
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The entity pointed out that Ramírez Torres had as a front a sale of tourist packages and massages and that after attracting “clients” to the site, he showed them his catalog of women. The Prosecutor’s Office manages that the Venezuelan would have received commissions of more than 200,000 Colombian pesos.
Echeverry Gómez, for her part, was attached to the Metropolitan Police Command of that city. The Prosecutor’s Office assured that the official took advantage of her position in the Childhood and Adolescence division to promote prostitution and trafficking of young women in areas of the Rosario and Barú islands.
In accordance with The Time lThe officer was captured on December 20 after being accused of pimping and human trafficking.
“These people, apparently, recruited women in a condition of vulnerability and induced them to offer sexual services in the Torre del Reloj sector and other places surrounding the historic center,” said Luisa Obando, delegate for territorial security of the Prosecutor’s Office of Colombia.
Obando said that, as part of the actions carried out by the Prosecutor’s Office, the rescue of three victims was achieved. One of them was the daughter of the Venezuelan.
The Colombian Attorney General added Timeformed a research group to follow up on this case and establish the scope of this network.
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