2011 Human Trafficking Investigations in the US

in Transnational Crime

In 2011, the United States Department of Justice officially handled 120 cases of human trafficking within the United States.

The US Attorney General, Eric Holder, reported that 40 percent of the human trafficking cases reported to the department involves children.

Source:  Carrie Johnson, “Holder Vows ‘Zero Tolerance’ To Human Trafficking,” NPR, April 25, 2012.


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