People who have been trafficked for the purpose of begging or committing petty crimes may:

– Be children, elderly persons or disabled migrants who tend to beg in public places and on public transport;

– Be children carrying and/or selling illicit drugs;

– Have physical impairments that appear to be the result of mutilation;

– Be children of the same nationality or ethnicity who move in large groups with only a few adults;

– Be unaccompanied minors who have been “found” by an adult of the same nationality or ethnicity;

– Move in groups while traveling on public transport: for example, they may walk up and down the length of trains;

– Participate in the activities of organized criminal gangs;

– Be part of large groups of children who have the same adult guardian;

– Be punished if they do not collect or steal enough;

– Live with members of their gang;

– Travel with members of their gang to the country of destination;

– Live, as gang members, with adults who are not their parents;

– Move daily in large groups and over considerable distances.

– New forms of gang-related crime appear;

– There is evidence that the group of suspected victims has moved, over a period of time, through a number of countries;

– There is evidence that suspected victims have been involved in begging or in committing petty crimes in another country.

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