The department of Prosecution against Organized crime of the Hellenic Police, has uncovered one of the biggest illegal prostitution networks with offices in Athens, Thessaloniki, France and Germany.
The police have arrested 17 members, among which there appears to be the “head” of the network — a 50-year-old resident of Voula — who according to information, is a restaurant owner in Gazi.
In the meantime, 13 more members of the network are wanted, among one of which is the notorious “manager” who has been involved with similar cases in the past.
According to police, the perpetrators prostituted about 30 women through ads that were being published online, whereas the wanted “manager,” had been prostituting (especially abroad) well-known models. The gang worked for more than four years, while the police investigation found accounts of the “head” in Germany and Bulgaria.
A relevant announcement said that the network maintained five erotic dates “offices” and occupied five computer programmers who were responsible for the website management which published the date ads, eight callers and 25 drivers worked in shifts.
The payment for the prostitution service in Greece was about 100 euro per hour, whereas in France and Germany at about 150-200 euro per hour.