She was a lot like you, until…

What do you think a trafficking victim looks like? Is bruised and beaten? Is she restrained some way? Chained to a bed maybe? Possibly, but more than likely she looks like the average girl you'd pass in a shopping mall. With the use of technology, the vast majority of girls and women trafficked don't stand on street corners, also referred to as the track, dressed as ladies of the evening. The Crimes Against Children Research Center stated, Much social activity is migrating to the Internet, so it should not be surprising that this is true for crime in general and [...]

Pimps aren’t stupid thugs!

Do you think you could pick a pimp out of a crowd? Not if you're looking for a guy in a big fuzzy hat with a loud colored suit on driving a jacked-up car with dice hanging from his rear-view mirror.  The picture from the 1970's television sitcom is what many people still carry around in their minds for a pimp. Today's pimp is smart, savvy and most likely well networked. Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world today.  It is lucrative, hard to track and difficult to bust because there is very little paper trail [...]

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