Involvement In Human Trafficking And Smuggling Of Migrants

1. Human Trafficking
Human trafficking  refers to any act that involves the acquisition or the retention of employment or service of a person through coercion, and includes the act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, protecting, providing or accepting a person for the purpose of exploitation.

Exploitation refers to any form of sexual exploitation, forced work or services, slavery, practices similar to slavery, or any activity that contravenes the law or human organ transplants (Section 2 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007)

2. Smuggling of Migrants
Smuggling of migrants means arranging, facilitating or planning, directly or indirectly, any unauthorised entry into or through a country, or an unauthorised exit of those who are not citizens or permanent residents of that country. It also means either knowing or having reason to believe that the entry or exit process of that person  is not valid. It is the recruiting, transporting, transferring, concealing, harbouring or providing any assistance or services for the purpose of performing the acts referred to above. (Section 2 of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Act 2007)

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3. ENFORCEMENT AGENCY

Royal Malaysia Police
Tel. No.: 603 - 2115 9999

Immigration Department Malaysia
Tel. No.: 603 - 8880 1298
Tel. No.: 603 - 8880 1555 / 1556

Royal Malaysian Customs Department
Tel. No.: 603 - 8882 2101

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency
Tel. No.: 603 - 8943 4001