Pimps Controlled Women With Voodoo Threats: Spain
Cops say 17 people forced Nigerian women into prostitution
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 31, 2012 10:34 AM CST
Spain has busted 17 men for allegedly pimping Nigerian women under threat of voodoo.   (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

(Newser) – Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested 17 people on suspicion of smuggling Nigerian women into Spain and forcing them into prostitution using threats including claims that they would cast voodoo spells on them if they didn't comply. An investigation began when police detected in January that around 10 women had been brought into the country illegally using a small boat.

Police said that their raids seized computer equipment, mobile phones, and false identity and work permit documents, as well as objects that detectives said were allegedly used in "voodoo rituals." Officers tracked down the suspected pimps in cities throughout Spain and arrested 16 Nigerian nationals and one Ugandan citizen, a statement released yesterday said. It was not clear when the arrests took place.

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fractal
Jan 1, 2013 5:45 PM CST
Well, I used a voodoo doll on Cheney, and his heart DID give out---after a lot of nails. Then I switched it up and tried with Karl Rove's brain. Didn't think it was working till I saw his Faux interview election night...
Observer
Jan 1, 2013 3:45 PM CST
Voodoo huh? I wonder if this will work on my bitches in America?
reallybig
Jan 1, 2013 1:22 PM CST
WHAT'S worse than a voodoo curse? --- Being forced to work as an unpaid prostitute? --- The girls are threatened with a voodoo curse, to die, and come back as zombie strippers? --- I believe Sam Jack starred in the movie "The Return of the Zombie Strippers." --- The movie was so bad, Sam Jack was shouting all through the movie, "wake the f__k up" Democrats. -------- REALLY