Moroccan sentenced to five years for human trafficking

Charged underage stowaway 7,000 euros

(ANSA) - Genoa, November 28 - A court on Friday convicted a Moroccan national of smuggling an underage compatriot into Italy, sentencing him to five years in prison and a 16,000-euro fine.
    Prosecutors said the 50-year-old culprit charged the minor 7,000 euros to get him across the border, stuffing him into a compartment built between seats of his van and then taking it on a ferry from Tangiers to Genoa in April 2013.
    The defendant admitted to the smuggling, but said he only charged him 3,500 euros, which he needed because of family problems.
   

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