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More than a decade behind bars for human trafficking brothers – News24

News24More than a decade behind bars for human trafficking brothersNews24The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has sentenced two brothers to more than a decade behind bars for human trafficking after they exploited two women into sex work. Judge Ron...

Lengthy sentences for Nigerian brothers convicted for human trafficking – Independent Online

Independent OnlineLengthy sentences for Nigerian brothers convicted for human traffickingIndependent OnlineAlthough the legislature called for life imprisonment in cases where people are convicted of human trafficking, Judge Ronel Tolmay found that the...

Sold Out: Raising Awareness about Human Trafficking – Marquette Wire

Marquette WireSold Out: Raising Awareness about Human TraffickingMarquette WireSold Out, an advocacy group on campus that works to raise awareness about human trafficking, raised $100 at their annual bake sale to support the Inner Beauty Center and the...

Focus resources to fight human trafficking – Pacific Daily News


Pacific Daily News

Focus resources to fight human trafficking
Pacific Daily News
According to Homeland Security, human trafficking “involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act.” The agency states that millions of people — men, women and children — are trafficked every year ...

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UT hosting human trafficking conference – Toledo Blade


Toledo Blade

UT hosting human trafficking conference
Toledo Blade
Survivors, social workers, and researchers from across the globe will come together for the annual International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference at the University of Toledo. The conference, hosted by UT's Human Trafficking and Social ...

Three arrested for human trafficking – eNCA


eNCA

Three arrested for human trafficking
eNCA
Her case for bail application was heard today in Springbok, it will later be referred to Cape Town." "The other case is in Bellville, the suspect will be appearing here in this court tomorrow, it's also allegedly linked to recruiting. The other alleged ...

Watchdog warns Britain is breaking antislavery law by jailing human trafficking victims – Business Day


Business Day

Watchdog warns Britain is breaking antislavery law by jailing human trafficking victims
Business Day
London — Female victims of human trafficking in Britain are being jailed wrongly in breach of a landmark antislavery law as the government fails to identify cases of women being forced to commit crimes, say campaigners. Foreign women are often jailed ...

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Sheriff’s office assists in human trafficking investigation – KXXV News Channel 25


KXXV News Channel 25

Sheriff's office assists in human trafficking investigation
KXXV News Channel 25
The Limestone County Sheriff's Office assisted the Kosse Police Chief with a juvenile runaway from New York on Friday. According to the Limestone County Sheriff's Office, Chief Mark Morris and deputies located the juvenile and began an investigation.

Pinellas woman warns of human trafficking dangers in viral Facebook post – ABC Action News


ABC Action News

Pinellas woman warns of human trafficking dangers in viral Facebook post
ABC Action News
DUNEDIN, Fla. — A Pinellas County woman is taking to social media to warn others about a potential human trafficking tactic she recently encountered at a local grocery store. Lynne Knowles says a man followed her through several aisles at her ...

Fourth man pleads guilty in human trafficking case where minors worked on Ohio egg farm – cleveland.com

cleveland.comFourth man pleads guilty in human trafficking case where minors worked on Ohio egg farmcleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio -- A fourth person on Monday pleaded guilty to his role in a human-trafficking scheme that recruited undocumented immigrant...

Massage businesses engaged in prostitution, human trafficking face possible crackdown – The San Diego Union-Tribune

The San Diego Union-TribuneMassage businesses engaged in prostitution, human trafficking face possible crackdownThe San Diego Union-TribuneSan Diego is considering new regulations for local massage businesses so police can more quickly shut down those ...

We need better data to fight human trafficking – Futurity: Research News

Futurity: Research NewsWe need better data to fight human traffickingFuturity: Research NewsResearchers have created resources that cover data gathering for people working in the anti-human trafficking field, including best practices for getting respon...

Sicklerville man guilty of human trafficking in Lancaster County, Pa. – Cherry Hill Courier Post


Cherry Hill Courier Post

Sicklerville man guilty of human trafficking in Lancaster County, Pa.
Cherry Hill Courier Post
LANCASTER, Pennsylvania – A South Jersey man was convicted on charges that he ran a human-trafficking ring in which he profited as two women performed sex acts for money at Pennsylvania hotels. Dominic Roach, 37, of Sicklerville will be sentenced in ...

Human trafficking: 50 charges laid across Nova Scotia in 2017 – TheChronicleHerald.ca


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Human trafficking: 50 charges laid across Nova Scotia in 2017
TheChronicleHerald.ca
The number of human trafficking charges in Nova Scotia is on the rise. A total of 105 charges under the Criminal Code's human trafficking sections were laid in the province between 2012 and 2017, the Public Prosecution Service says. However, out of ...

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Human trafficking is on the defensive in Texas – Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Corpus Christi Caller-TimesHuman trafficking is on the defensive in TexasCorpus Christi Caller-TimesWhile virtually everyone harbors a vague distaste for human trafficking, few truly understand the full scope of the problem. Many also dismiss out of ha...

Durham police launch human trafficking awareness website – Toronto Star


Toronto Star

Durham police launch human trafficking awareness website
Toronto Star
“We've seen traffickers recruiting in the Oshawa Centre food court,” he says. “We have girls working out of hotels right here in Durham. And we need to get that message out.” This year alone, the Durham Regional Police Service human trafficking unit ...

Businesses required to take measures against human trafficking – News-Press Now


Businesses required to take measures against human trafficking
News-Press Now
Missouri truck stops, hotels and other businesses will soon face a state fine for failing to take a required step aimed at stopping human trafficking. A new state law will penalize Missouri "public service" businesses that fail to display human ...

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