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Macedonia / Dilaver Bojku: The king of prostitution organized auctions of girls in their home village

In this Struga village "auctions" of girls who were kidnapped or deceived recruited in the Balkans and the countries of the former USSR were happening upon till 2006.

Bojku controlled two major illegal routes for the transportation of girls and women, especially from Moldova, Romania and Ukraine.

One went through Bulgaria, the other across Albania, and both ended up in his native village Velest near Struga.

According to the media, in the native village, at any moment, 200-250 women were ready for sale, and Leku was retaining the 20 most beautiful ones he offered to clients at his bar Express.

After several months of work with him, he sold them to Kosovo, where this business was even more profitable.

The Macedonian police estimated, at one time, that Bojku mediated the sales of about 3,000 women, the media said.



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