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    Ukraine-Born Volfman Arrested in Tirana on Suspicion of Human Organ Trafficking

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    A man with dual Russian-Israeli citizenship has been arrested in the Albanian capital of Tirana on suspicion of being involved in illegal organ transplants on the territory of Kosovo, local media report.

    BELGRADE (Sputnik) – Boris Igor Volfman, born in Ukraine in 1984, could be involved in the work of an illegal network that is engaged in human organ trafficking from Costa Rica to Kosovo, Kossev news said on Wednesday.

    European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX Kosovo) data shows that the network includes several doctors who perform illegal organ transplants and Volfman is one of them, Kossev said.

    The man, who holds both Russian and Israeli citizenship, has already been arrested over illegal human organ trafficking three times. According to law enforcement, he has been involved in the illegal trade since 2008.

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