Brazil - Arlete Hilu case
4/1986 Arrested when entering Israel on a false passport
12/86 Police apprehended Arlete near the Paraguay border. She had six blank passports, false identification cards, birth certificates, baby clothes and diapers -- essentials for smuggling babies out of the country.
1/92 In January, police in Curitiba re-arrested Arlete Hilu, considered the leader of a network of traffickers whose influence starts in southern Brazil, spreads up through Rio de Janeiro and over to Europe and beyond.Hilu, an intelligent and ruthless women in her 40s, was arrested while serving a two-year sentence in conditional freedom. She is accused of returning, unrepentant, to baby trafficking.
|Brazil's baby smugglers do a booming business||1992-11-29|
|BABY TRADE FLOURISHES BETWEEN BRAZIL AND EUROPE||1992-02-10|
|Baby-trafficking big business in Brazil||1987-12-20|
|Brazil cracking down on illegal baby trade||1986-09-13|
|SELLING BABIES TO FOREIGNERS A BOOMING, ILLEGAL BUSINESS||1986-09-09|