Anti-Trafficking Groups

Each item relates in some way to a group, organization, or community that has a major or minor focus on ending trafficking.

Examples: law enforcement, a specific non-profit, or even an individual advocate who speaks for others.

PBJ Learning Marks Two Thousandth Human Trafficking Article
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PBJ Learning Marks Two Thousandth Human Trafficking Article

Vast Human Trafficking Knowledge Vault Hits New Educational Content Landmark By: PBJ Learning AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 6, 2022 – PRLog — PBJ Learning is proud to announce the release of their 2000th Knowledge Vault article. These curated and catalogued educational articles can be accessed by anyone on the internet for everyone to use as a research tool to learn about…

ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024
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ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024

ATEST Requests Biden-Harris Administration Dedicate $1.25 Billion to Combat Human Trafficking in Fiscal Year 2024 October 5, 2022 • 12:42 pm • Terry FitzPatrick WASHINGTON – The scale of forced labor is increasing worldwide, and the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST) is recommending the U.S. government increase funding to meet the growing human…

Texas Man Sentenced To Over 21 Years For Sex Trafficking A Minor From Texas To Florida
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Texas Man Sentenced To Over 21 Years For Sex Trafficking A Minor From Texas To Florida

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven today sentenced Jamel Muldrew (34, Houston, Texas) to 21 years and 10 months in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor, enticement of a minor to engage in sexual activity, use of a facility of interstate commerce in aid of racketeering, and interstate transportation of a person…

Trafficked as a child, she can today look back without distress
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Trafficked as a child, she can today look back without distress

Trafficked as a child, she can today look back without distress My Grandma raised me in Kakamega. When I was in Primary School, she fell ill and could not provide for us anymore, so I went to Nairobi to look for a job. I went back every time I felt I had earned enough for…

Delaware Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Children Sentenced
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Delaware Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking Children Sentenced

PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Anthony Jones, 38, of Wilmington, DE, was sentenced to 21 years in prison, 10 years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $15,160 in restitution to his victims by United States District Court Judge Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro for his role in a sex…

Rock County Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Sex Trafficking of an Adult & a Minor
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Rock County Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Sex Trafficking of an Adult & a Minor

MADISON, WIS. – A federal judge in the Western District of Wisconsin sentenced Cory Hereford, 51, Beloit, Wisconsin to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking and related charges. Hereford was convicted after a four-day trial in February 2022 of sex trafficking, conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, maintaining a property for the purposes of distributing…

Signs of Grooming a Young Person for Trafficking
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Signs of Grooming a Young Person for Trafficking

We have all heard the social media hysteria over people in white vans kidnapping children for trafficking or placing some marking on a car of someone they plan to traffic. However, this type of method is rarely used here in the United States to traffic someone. Most often a trafficker will use a grooming process…

The bid to close the U.S. ‘slavery loophole’
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The bid to close the U.S. ‘slavery loophole’

Johnny Perez was made to work under threat of punishment, sewing underwear, pillowcases and sheets. He earned between $0.17 and $0.36 per hour for his labor.   Johnny was one of the hundreds of thousands of incarcerated people who are forced to work in the U.S. as a result of a so-called “slavery loophole” created…

Long Island Man Convicted of Attempted Sex Trafficking, Attempted Kidnapping, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Obstruction of Justice
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Long Island Man Convicted of Attempted Sex Trafficking, Attempted Kidnapping, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Obstruction of Justice

Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Andrew Frey pleaded guilty before United States Magistrate Judge Arlene R. Lindsay to being a felon in possession of a firearm and obstruction of justice.  Today’s guilty plea follows the defendant’s conviction by a federal jury of the attempted sex trafficking and attempted kidnapping of two victims. …

Owner Of Farm Labor Contracting Company Pleads Guilty In Racketeering Conspiracy Involving The Forced Labor Of Mexican Workers
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Owner Of Farm Labor Contracting Company Pleads Guilty In Racketeering Conspiracy Involving The Forced Labor Of Mexican Workers

WASHINGTON —Bladimir Moreno, 55, pleaded guilty in federal court in Tampa, Florida, to charges of conspiracy under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and conspiracy to commit forced labor. A federal grand jury in the Middle District of Florida had previously returned a six-count indictment against multiple defendants for their roles in a…