A judge at the High Court in Glasgow told the father-of-two he had admitted "serious offences involving the exploitation of women".
Barbosa used an alias, a Spanish identification card and a fake employer's letter escots rent out properties, which he would then sub-let single woman seeking nsa lawton women who came from Brazil and Ecuador and worked as prostitutes. He charged the women, who the court heard had not been coerced, weekly rent on the flats as well as fees for transport between them and for advertising their services online.
Undercover police mounted a probe named Operation Wolfberry and tracked Barbosa between flats. They saw him depositing large sums of cash at various banks. The flats were later raided, and the women caught there said Barbosa had "arranged accommodation" for them as well as advertising online and transporting them between flats, for a fee.
Jailing him for three years, Lord Matthews said: "You are a family man with no convictions and have pleaded guilty to serious offences prostitutes in birmingham uk the pegth of women, resulting in you obtaining a ificant amount of money. Man admits trafficking prostitutes around Scotland. Eight rescued in human trafficking raids across Scotland.
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