A victim of the gangs with the BBC's Alison Holt in Sweden
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Vulnerable British men used as slaves by criminal gangs

Criminal gangs with links to some British and Irish travelling families have been trafficking dozens of vulnerable British men abroad, where they are forced to work in effect as slaves.

A BBC investigation has uncovered more than 30 victims.

The European Commission says many more are affected describing it as a clear form of modern-day slavery.

Alison Holt reports from Sweden.

  • 01 Feb 2012
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