In order to solve the problem of sham marriages in Slovakia and other European countries the Ministry of the Interior (MoI) of the Slovak republic became a partner within a project "Prevention of and Fight against Crime Programme - HESTIA" that was supported by Directorate General of Home Affairs of European Commission (EC).
- Trafficking in human beings
The victims of thefts where offenders use some ruse are mostly senior citizens. This is related to their mental state of mind in consequence of ripe old age and with it relating „childish“ overcredulity. Because of their loneliness they have an increased need to communicate even with strangers. Low social status is often the reason that seniors easily believe the unrealistic offers.