Two young Russian women who had competed in various miss pageants around the country have been arrested in Moscow airport after they attempted to sell an 18-year-old girlfriend of theirs a sex slave to a middle eastern businessman with whom they had been negotiating online for months.
The police had tracked them down after seeing posts on social media and was able to catch them before they boarded a flight with the girl in question.
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Miss Ksenia Starikova (22 years old) and Miss Tatiana Petrova (19 years old) were caught at Moscow airport. The two former miss candidates had made arrangements for an 18-year-old female student to be sold for 20,000 euros to an unnamed buyer in the Middle East.
The twosome had told the young student that she could work abroad as a babysitter.
Miss Starikova and Miss Petrova were arrested in Moscow airport when Miss Petrova was on the verge of boarding an aircraft with to Turkey together with the 18-year-old girl.
Russian police officers had pretended to be rival buyers in an undercover operation that had been going on for weeks. As soon as they handed over the 20,000 euros and the contracts were signed, the pair of Russian models was arrested. They have been charged with human trafficking and under Russian law risk a six years prison sentence.