"All UK citizens, no matter what their age or financial circumstances, should bear in mind that trafficking illegal migrants into our country is no different from smuggling drugs. It is certainly not a victimless crime and may have bad national security consequences for the UK way beyond what the naïve citizen thinks. ISIS have clearly stated that they are using the great European migration as cover to infiltrate terrorists into our country.
"Citizens who break the law in this way should bear in mind that once they get into bed with organised people smugglers there is no way back. These criminal gangs can identify them and they are ripe for future blackmail attempts. They may never be free from intimidation and threat. It's a truly scary prospect.
"If UK citizens are found to be guilty of such a crime they should be jailed and have their passports removed for at least 2 years since they will have been proved to be unworthy of being able to accept the responsibilities that come with the privilege of possessing the rights that come with it."
Notes to Editors:
See this report in Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3135658/Up-100-Brits-jailed-France-past-year-trying-smuggle-migrants-UK-Calais.html