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How universities on Cyprus have joined the human trafficking game – InfoMigrants
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How universities on Cyprus have joined the human trafficking game – InfoMigrants

 By Sertan Sanderson Published on : 2022/11/25 The Republic of Cyprus is battling with a migrant influx which is overwhelming the small EU country’s resources. Now, a dubious higher education scheme in the north of the island has been found to be among the factors responsible for the trend. Human traffickers meanwhile are lining their…

Regulating cryptocurrency ATMs is necessary to combat illicit cyber activities – Bollyinside
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Regulating cryptocurrency ATMs is necessary to combat illicit cyber activities – Bollyinside

Using crypto ATMs for criminal activities According to a research by the GAO, because cryptocurrency ATMs are less closely regulated than cryptocurrency exchanges, they contribute to the surge in criminal activities. As a result, it is challenging to follow transactions made at ATMs. FBI officials believe that the growth of the cryptocurrency industry would increase…

Hope Valley is personal mission for Newark residents – Spectrum News
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Hope Valley is personal mission for Newark residents – Spectrum News

NEWARK, Ohio —  Hope Valley is a mental health and wellness retreat center offering different treatments through its vision statement, “Help Others through Personal Experiences.” For founder Jamie Clouse and Executive Director Violet Queen, the endeavor is a leap of faith, but they are using their life experiences to help connect with visitors to the nonprofit. What…

More US Employers Are Trapping Workers in a New Form of Indentured Servitude – Truthout
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More US Employers Are Trapping Workers in a New Form of Indentured Servitude – Truthout

  Bosses in industries such as retail, health care and logistics are reverting to an old tactic and trapping people in miserable jobs by threatening to saddle them with debt if they quit. Workers across the United States in fields ranging from nursing to trucking have been discouraged from leaving jobs they hate or can’t…

What’s at stake in the 2022 midterm election? Here’s everything to watch before Election Day.
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What’s at stake in the 2022 midterm election? Here’s everything to watch before Election Day.

Midterm elections: How they work and why they’re important This year’s midterms are the first chance for Americans to grade Joe Biden and congressional Democrats on how they’ve been running the country for the past two years. Typically midterms don’t go well for the party in power, and Democrats are defending razor-thin majorities in Congress, as one-third of…

Russia’s war on Ukraine has increased human trafficking across the war-torn region, humanitarians say
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Russia’s war on Ukraine has increased human trafficking across the war-torn region, humanitarians say

Sofia Bobok/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images; Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images; Rebecca Zisser/Insider Russia’s war in Ukraine has grown the booming human trafficking industry. Ukrainian refugees are especially vulnerable as they seek shelter and safety. While reporting has increased, it’s also impossible to track to its full extent. More than six months into Russian…

Homeland Security officials take on labor trafficking at Klamath County Symposium
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Homeland Security officials take on labor trafficking at Klamath County Symposium

  Since 2015, Klamath County Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) coalition has orchestrated and presented the annual Klamath County Symposium, which tackles tough societal problems, such as child abuse, sexual abuse and, this year, human trafficking. The symposium is intended to inform the community and those working in relative fields on the prevalence of these forms…

Former San Diego Police Officer and Three Co-Defendants Indicted for Owning and Operating Illicit Massage Businesses in California and Arizona
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Former San Diego Police Officer and Three Co-Defendants Indicted for Owning and Operating Illicit Massage Businesses in California and Arizona

A federal judge in the Southern District of California partially unsealed an indictment today in which four individuals are charged with conspiracy, interstate and foreign travel or transportation in aid of racketeering (ITAR), money laundering, making a false statement to a mortgage lender, and wire fraud for conduct associated with owning and operating five illicit…

The Chinese Regime Commits and Enables Human Trafficking: US State Dept Report
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The Chinese Regime Commits and Enables Human Trafficking: US State Dept Report

The Chinese regime commits and enables trafficking in persons, primarily by subjecting religious and ethnic minorities to forced labor, according to the U.S. Department of State’s latest Trafficking in Persons Report. Forced labor in China is so prevalent—that it amounts to a “government policy or pattern”—conducted by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials at all levels,…

New law boosts drive vs human trafficking – CHR – Manila Bulletin
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New law boosts drive vs human trafficking – CHR – Manila Bulletin

Commission on Human Rights (CHR) The government’s campaign against all forms of human trafficking, be it for labor or sexual exploitation, is now enhanced with the passage of Republic Act No. 11862, the Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said. CHR Executive Director Jacqueline Ann de Guia said that RA…