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February 3, 2023

SWFL Organizations Partner to end Human Trafficking in Immokalee

Every year there is an estimated 14,500 to 17,500 people who are trafficked into the United States according to the U.S. Department of State. Alina Donahue […]
February 3, 2023

“Healing is a Lifelong Process.” SWFL Organizations Advocate for Human Trafficking Survivors

At an early age, Tammy Toney-Butler was a victim of human trafficking. “As a trauma survivor, we don’t have a whole lot of memories,” said Toney-Butler. […]
September 13, 2022

50 Million Trapped in Modern Slavery Due to Pandemic, War, Climate Crisis, Report Finds

From the pandemic to the climate crisis, disasters of the past five years have upended daily life, and a new report shows that in many countries […]
September 3, 2022

176 arrested during Hillsborough human-trafficking operation

TAMPA, Fla. — Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister on Thursday detailed the arrests of more than 170 people during a human trafficking operation that was conducted over several […]
August 5, 2022

DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking Observes World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Every day, the dedicated workforce of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) endeavors to end human trafficking in all forms. In fact, nearly every DHS component […]
August 5, 2022

Politicians Initiate Human Trafficking Awareness Training for N.M Officers

The crime often goes unreported, with victims too scared to reach out for help: adults and children coerced into working jobs for little or no pay, […]
May 17, 2022

Parents find 15-yr-old abducted from Dallas Maverick’s game through sex trafficking site, demand answers

A 15-year-old teenager who went to a Dallas Mavericks game with her dad, became part of a living nightmare when she went to the restroom and […]
May 5, 2022

Local groups raising awareness about potential of human trafficking during Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — With the Kentucky Derby just days away, local groups are reminding Louisville residents and visitors of the darker side of the race. […]
May 5, 2022

Orlando Man Sentenced To Over 24 Years For Sex Trafficking By Force, Fraud, And Coercion

Tampa, FL – U.S. District Judge Steven D. Merryday has sentenced Henry Lee White, III (27, Orlando) to 24 years and 4 months in federal prison […]
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