10 Ways Internet Predators Groom Children Online

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Sex traffickers can spend months grooming a child or young adult they meet online. They psychologically manipulate their potential victims until they eventually get what they want, and the end result can be anything from child pornography to exploitation to child sex trafficking. In 2019, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children‘s CyberTipline received […]

The Indicators of Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking, summarized from its definition by the United States Department of Justice, involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. It is a difficult crime to detect because victims can be anyone and rarely self-identify. There are several indicators that can help identify potential […]

Myths About Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking, as defined by the United States Department of Justice, is the “recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.” As people become more aware of modern slavery’s existence in America, it’s important to address […]

Facts About Human Trafficking in the US

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Human trafficking, also known as modern-day slavery, is alive and well in the United States. Every year, millions of people in the world, including in the U.S., are bought and sold for the purposes of forced labor or sexual exploitation. It can happen to any demographic, any gender, any race or nationality. According to definition […]