Spanish police bust male prostitution ring
Spanish police said Tuesday they had busted a male prostitution ring and arrested 14 pimps accused of offering sexual services and drugs to clients across the country.
The first gay prostitution network ever dismantled in Spain was made up of men recruited in Brazil, they said.
Organisers lied to them about their working conditions in Spain and purchased flight tickets with stolen credit cards, police said.
Pimps plied the prostitutes and their clients with cocaine, hashish, Viagra and poppers, a drug used recreationally amongst homosexuals for sexual enhancement.
The mastermind of the ring, who lives in Mallorca in eastern Spain, sent the prostitutes to work in brothels all across the country and publicised its activities by placing small ads in newspapers and on websites.
© 2010 AFP