Sales push by Albanian people smugglers on TikTok led to the biggest rush across the Channel in months

sales push by albanian people smugglers on tiktok led to the biggest rush across the channel in months

A JANUARY sales push by Albanian people smugglers on TikTok has led to the biggest rush across the Channel in months with 442 arrivals in ten boats on Sunday.

It came after Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan said new legislation would outlaw ads for crossings on internet sites.

sales push by albanian people smugglers on tiktok led to the biggest rush across the channel in months

A January sales push by Albanian people smugglers on TikTok has led to the biggest rush across the ChannelCredit: PA

sales push by albanian people smugglers on tiktok led to the biggest rush across the channel in months

One TikTok ad sneered: 'They deport 50 but we will send 500. Albanians do get in touch'

One ad sneered: “They deport 50 but we will send 500.

“Albanians do get in touch.”

Another boasted: “No one will return you back.

“Will keep only one week in the detention centre.

“We have a super price of £4,500 sterling.

“Payment on arrival.”

Workington MP Mark Jenkinson said: “These sick adverts flooding TikTok bring a whole new meaning to the phrase January sale.”

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