Several organizations and law enforcement agencies in Montgomery County have come together to launch a program aimed at helping child victims of sex trafficking. “To honor each child’s right to a future free of exploitation with proactive, expedient and collaborative trauma-responsive interventions,” is the mission statement the newly formed CareContinue Reading

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, the Newnan Police Department Vice Unit, and Homeland Security Investigations, conducted and arrested 11 suspects in an undercover operation targeting human and sex trafficking. TCSO Sgt. Stewart Smith said that the sting began at approximately 5 p.m.Continue Reading

Advisory Suggests that COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Conditions Contributing to Trafficking The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) recently issued an Advisory on Identifying and Reporting Human Trafficking and Related Activity (“Advisory”). This Advisory supplements FinCEN’s 2014 Guidance on Recognizing Activity that May be Associated with Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking –Continue Reading