Tag Archives: Human trafficking


Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Immigration by Lawyers.com   
Human Trafficking: Modern-Day Slavery

Shockingly, more people live in slavery today than in the entire 350-year history of the slave trade. Surprisingly, many of these people live in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking has become the second-largest and fastest-growing criminal industry in the United States, just behind drug trafficking. Children account for roughly half of all victims.   Human Trafficking Human trafficking involves the sale, exchange, barter or lease of a person for labor or sex acts. …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
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Pimp Roundup Tip of Iceberg In Sex Trafficking Scourge In a nationwide sting earlier this summer, the FBI arrested 104 people accused of pimping out children. It was a huge bust involving 2,500 law enforcement officials, but when it comes to human trafficking, 104 arrests is just the tip of a very large iceberg. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing organized crime enterprise. Find Out More…    Police Accessing Private Cell Phone Data At a Stunning Rate Police agencies across the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Pimp Roundup Tip of Iceberg in Sex Trafficking Scourge

In a nationwide sting, the FBI last month arrested 104 people accused of pimping out children as young as 11 as prostitutes. It was a huge bust that involved 2,500 law enforcement officials across 57 cities, but unfortunately, when it comes to human trafficking, 104 arrests is just the tip of a very large iceberg. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing organized crime enterprise Estimates of 100,000 to 300,000 children lured into prostitution each year Arrests are a poor statistic to …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Woman Enslaved Through Arranged Marriage

Thirty-four year old Vishal Jagota, his mother Parveen and his sister Rajani face jail time after being convicted in February of labor trafficking and assault. The victim was Vishal’s wife, an Indian citizen who came to the United States in 2008 as part of an arranged marriage. She moved into her husband’s Clarkstown, NY, home, where he also lived with his parents and sister, and was reportedly enslaved by the family for almost three years. Among the allegations, as reported …

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Posted 3 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
New Efforts Launched Against Sex Trafficking Scourge

Sex trafficking of human beings, particularly minors, is one of the greatest challenges facing law enforcement in the twenty-first century. The secretive nature of the crime, its perpetrators and its consumers make it difficult to combat, difficult to expose and difficult to quantify. There is no one solution to the plague, and various organizations are working around the world to raise awareness and help combat the illicit trade. Estimates put worldwide trafficking victims in the millions New database to be …

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