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Illegal migrants to be used as ‘whistle-blowers' to convict traffickers

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National Crime Agency to offer more lenient treatment to immigration offenders who help jail smugglers
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The Week Staff
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 3:06pm
The National Crime Agency is hoping to turn illegal immigrants into “whistle-blowers” by offering to handle immigration offences “more sensitively” for those who help police.
Rob Richardson, the head of the organisation's human trafficking unit, told The Times that prosecutions are difficult to secure unless victims go on the record. But NCA bosses hope to achieve more...
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