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Banks Turn to Bitcoin Tracking in Fight Against Human Trafficking

A shift occurred in the summer of 2015 that sent modern-day slavers flocking to bitcoin.<p>Following pressure from Illinois law enforcement, Visa and …

Eggman bill would help victims of sex trafficking

Assemblywoman Susan Eggman has reintroduced a bill that aims to aid children exploited by sex traffickers.<p>Assembly Bill 223 would call for a pilot …

The Indonesian child maids of Hong Kong, Singapore: why they’re suffering in silence | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Lia ran away from home more than a decade ago, fleeing three elder half-brothers whose physical and emotional abuse had made a misery of her life in …

Sex slave's rescue in Riyadh reveals widening web of traffickers in India

"Housemaids are treated like cattle here. This woman didn't even know where she was when I asked her location. She kept crying to be saved"<p>By Roli …

‘UN must fight terror to root out human smuggling’

<b>A senior Iranian diplomat says the international community must first put an end to “terrorism,” interventionism, and “ethnic cleansing,” among other</b> …

How tech companies are trying to combat trafficking

Sex trafficking and human slavery are certainly nothing new, but the internet has created a lawless space for predators to buy and sell people. Today, more than 150,000 escort ads are posted in the US every day, many of them for children. The human trafficking industry enslaves an estimated 27 …

Film spotlights human trafficking as Trump promises action

A new documentary is spotlighting human trafficking across the globe, with a focus on the grassroots activists trying to end the scourge.<p>"Stopping …

Modern-day slavery: A Columbia human trafficking survivor shares her story

Human trafficking survivor Robin Flemming: “As soon as I started making money and he got me in that club, it was hook, line and sinker. He had …

Slavery is Still a Problem Today—Here's How to Get Involved

We tend to think of slavery as a thing of the past, something so repugnant that we can hardly understand how our ancestors let it happen. But slavery persists today in many forms—from sex trafficking rings in North Dakota to child labor in gold mines in the Philippines to families in India working …

Your hotel room photos could help catch sex traffickers

<b>(CNN) —</b> A young girl poses provocatively in a dark hotel room. For a set fee, any willing customer can pay to have sex with her.<p>For investigators attempting to track down sex traffickers and their victims, these online advertisements can contain critical clues.<p>The smallest of details in a room …