Cuckooing in Sandwell
Cuckooing is a form of action, termed by the police, in which the home of a vulnerable person is taken over to facilitate exploitation
There are different types of cuckooing: Using the property to deal, store or take drugs, facilitate sex work, as a place for them to live, or to financially abuse the tenant. This list is not exhaustive and there may be other reasons not listed here.
Below is a video that explains more about what cuckooing is as well as an example of where this has happened in Sandwell