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 […]

Child Sex Trafficking is Not a Conspiracy Theory

This blog post is from the July edition of DeliverFund’s monthly newsletter, the Targeter. To subscribe, please click “Join the Fight” in our menu. Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of attention on social media around the sale of expensive storage cabinets by Wayfair, an online retailer,  and an alleged connection […]

Human Trafficking vs. Prostitution

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A person who is being trafficked and a person involved in prostitution, whether legally or illegally, are different but exist in the same domain, as they all serve the same clientele. Because of this, they have some similarities. Understanding these similarities, the key indicators, and their differences is important when identifying and fighting human trafficking. […]

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 […]

Where does human trafficking happen?

Where Human Trafficking Happens

Human trafficking is not a crime that occurs in the dark corners of the world, as most people may think. In fact, some of the more common myths around trafficking are that victims are bound in chains or in handcuffs. Human trafficking victims are also often portrayed being snatched off the street or transported to […]

How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex Trafficking

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The subject of human trafficking is often a difficult one to bring up in conversation. It’s a dark topic, not a lot of people are informed about it, and it can make some people uncomfortable, whether they’re adults, teens, or children. But if you’re a parent who is concerned about the safety of your children […]

On the Intersection of Race and Our Fight Against Human Trafficking

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From Jack Johnson To George Floyd, Fear and Injustice in the Justice System Fueled by Apathy Slavery and oppression of people of color has taken place in the US for over 400 years. It is an incontrovertible fact that there has been a collective system of injustices perpetrated against a portion of our citizens who […]

Understanding TikTok

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Here at DeliverFund, we believe that it is paramount that parents remain educated on the tools and apps their children are using every day in the digital world. Cyberspace is full of predators. We’ll help you make sure your kids are wearing digital body armor whenever they may travel through the world wide web. TikTok […]

How DeliverFund is Combatting Human Trafficking in America

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Every year, the U.S. State Department issues an annual Trafficking in Persons Report, otherwise known as the TIP Report, via its Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. This report ranks governments worldwide based on their perceived efforts to acknowledge and combat human trafficking, gives a thorough analysis on the factors that drive the […]

Operation Independence Day

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You Saved a Life! Every victim matters and you are truly making a difference! Because of you, DeliverFund was able to provide intelligence information to the FBI regarding human trafficking victims.  A teen was rescued during Operation Independence Day, a month-long operation led by the FBI. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children was […]