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Germany: Six arrested as hundreds of police raid Berlin brothel01:41

Germany: Six arrested as hundreds of police raid Berlin brothel

Germany, Berlin
April 13, 2016 at 23:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Six arrests were made as hundreds of Berlin police officers were deployed to raid a major Berlin brothel, the Artemis, late Wednesday evening.

Reports indicate that between 650 and 900 officers were at the scene. A total of 220 people were inside the Artemis building when the raid took place although it is uncertain as to how many of those work there, according to police sources.

According to Berlin Police media spokesperson Stefan Redlich, the raid was launched to investigate claims of tax evasion, human trafficking and allowing illegal work. He also reported that several thousand euros have been seized.

Germany: Six arrested as hundreds of police raid Berlin brothel01:41
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Six arrests were made as hundreds of Berlin police officers were deployed to raid a major Berlin brothel, the Artemis, late Wednesday evening.

Reports indicate that between 650 and 900 officers were at the scene. A total of 220 people were inside the Artemis building when the raid took place although it is uncertain as to how many of those work there, according to police sources.

According to Berlin Police media spokesperson Stefan Redlich, the raid was launched to investigate claims of tax evasion, human trafficking and allowing illegal work. He also reported that several thousand euros have been seized.