Human Trafficking in Tennessee

in Transnational Crime

Law enforcement authorities in the US state of Tennessee found that there were over 4,000 victims of human trafficking in the state in 2011. Social workers in the state also reported finding more than 100 cases of minors being victims of sex trafficking.

The FBI has prosecuted over 30 people who were attempting to find prostitutes online.

Source:  “Police, clergy fight U.S. sex trafficking,” Tennessean, May 29, 2012.

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