Seven arrested for baby trafficking in Volos

Seven arrested for baby trafficking in Volos

Seven people, including five Bulgarians, were arrested on Saturday in Volos, central Greece, on suspicion of involvement in baby trafficking.

Investigators said a 62-year-old Greek was detained after he arranged to buy a baby boy born on January 5 at Volos General Hospital for the sum of 5,000 euros. The deal is believed to have been made in September.

Police said they also arrested a 24-year-old woman from Bulgaria who gave birth to the baby. A Greek lawyer and his Bulgarian associates have also been arrested.

During a search of the lawyer’s home, investigators found documents on four other adoptions carried out last year. The material has been forwarded to the Volos prosecutor.


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