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Category: Sex Trafficking


DEC. 28 2016
Over 100 Arrested in Florida Prostitution Sting
Over 100 Arrested in Florida Prostitution Sting

Last week, we wrote a blog post about Florida’s intention to crack down on sex trafficking. Sex traffickers bring individuals over state or national borders using coercion, fraud, or force, and make the victims engage in sex work against their will.

 

Florida – particularly Miami and the Pensacola areas – are known as hot spots for sex trafficking and prostitution. So it didn’t take long for law enforcement to make a huge prostitution bust. How big? “Operation Not So Silent Night” resulted in the arrest of over 100 individuals.

 

Husbands, Fathers, Former Officers Arrested in Operation …

DEC. 16 2016
Florida Aims to Crack Down on Sex Trafficking
Florida Aims to Crack Down on Sex Trafficking
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Thousands of people fall victim to human trafficking schemes to bring them into the U.S. each year – mostly women and children.

 

Some are tricked by people they trust and believe that they are being brought to America for a better life. Others are flat-out kidnapped. However their stories begin, they end up the same – forced into sex work, prostitution, and other forms of criminal activity. Essentially, they are brought here to become slaves.

 

Florida is far from immune to this problem. In fact, federal data ranks Miami as one of the top three cities in the