Fact check: False claim about Ukraine, child sex trafficking and money laundering

Posted on AllSides April 13th, 2022
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Vadim Ghirda, AP
FACT CHECK

The claim: Ukraine is the money laundering and child sex trafficking "capital of the world"

An information war about the Russia-Ukraine conflict is continuing online even as troops  clash on the ground, with bots spreading disinformation and Russian state media seeking to divide Western viewers.

A viral Facebook post from April 2 claims Ukraine is the money laundering and child sex trafficking "capital of the world." The post accumulated more than 1,000 interactions in less than a week.

But experts don't rank Ukraine as the worst in either human trafficking or money laundering.

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