Organised criminals are extending their reach and forcing victims of sex trafficking into county lines drug dealing and other crimes, senior police said. They no longer focus on one enterprise but are spreading their operations across drug trafficking, child sexual exploitation and modern-day slavery. Victims were being moved to differentContinue Reading

‘The difficulty is that trafficking is now even more underground and less visible’ Human traffickers are capitalising on the coronavirus pandemic to target people ranging from jobless migrants to out-of-school children, two United Nations specialists said, warning that the fallout from Covid-19 had driven the crime further underground. The globalContinue Reading

LONDON – Human traffickers are capitalizing on the coronavirus pandemic to target people ranging from jobless migrants to out-of-school children, two U.N. specialists said, warning that the fallout from COVID-19 had driven the crime further underground. The global economic slowdown has left countless people jobless, desperate and at risk ofContinue Reading

By Kieran Guilbert LONDON, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human traffickers are capitalising on the coronavirus pandemic to target people ranging from jobless migrants to out-of-school children, two United Nations specialists said, warning that the fallout from COVID-19 had driven the crime further underground. The global economic slowdown hasContinue Reading

WALLA WALLA, WA – The Walla Walla Police Department is hosting a free webinar discussing human trafficking in our communities. Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery in which traffickers use force, fraud or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in commercial sex acts or laborContinue Reading

AN NXIVM sex cult victim has broken their silence on branding, starvation and trafficking in a trailer for true crime documentary, Seduced. The highly secretive group claimed to be a place for self-improvement before making headlines last year after some of its most high-profile members faced charges of sex trafficking racketeeringContinue Reading