Fraud

Fraud: Knowingly misrepresenting the truth or concealing an actual fact for the purpose of inducing another person to act to her/his detriment. Examples of fraud include false promises for specific employment, being promised a certain amount of money that is never paid, working conditions are not as promised, being told she or he would receive legitimate immigration papers or a green card to work but the documents are not obtained.

Court Rejects Claim That Wife Was Civilly Responsible for Her Husband’s Raping Other Women
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Court Rejects Claim That Wife Was Civilly Responsible for Her Husband’s Raping Other Women

From today’s decision by Judge Jeffrey Helmick (N.D. Ohio) in Doe 1 v. Gupta: On March 19, 2020, Manish Raj Gupta was indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of sex trafficking by force, fraud, or coercion, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1591(a) and (b)(1), and one count of illegally dispensing a…

CR Ep 094: Human Trafficking Preventucation with Billy Joe Cain and NASA UAP Report with Mike Turber
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CR Ep 094: Human Trafficking Preventucation with Billy Joe Cain and NASA UAP Report with Mike Turber

Posted on September 20, 2023 Read the original on CuriousRealm.com here. In the first part of this episode of the Curious Realm host Christopher Jordan welcomes founder of Radical Empathy Education Foundation and co-founder of PBJ Learning, Billy Joe Cain. We discuss recent developments in the cause of human trafficking prevention, and how groundbreaking technologies like Virtual Reality can…

Social media depictions of trafficking can cause harm
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Social media depictions of trafficking can cause harm

Editor’s note: we cover this situation in articles tagged with “human trafficking panic,” like this one: Social Media “Human Trafficking Panic” Posts. Get educated, not fooled. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — You’ve likely seen the posts. A friend of a friend posts a screenshot of a post from another friend. In it is a fraught tale…

Free Counter Sex Trafficking Resources for Law Enforcement – Guardian Group
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Free Counter Sex Trafficking Resources for Law Enforcement – Guardian Group

The UN recently did a study and found that 27.6 million victims of trafficking exist across the globe, yet governments across the country only identified 115,324 victims [1]. This is less than half of 1 percent of victims being identified. “Without effective victim identification, governments cannot hold traffickers accountable, and people of goodwill cannot offer tailored,…

Former freelancer for Exitus calls CEO ‘con artist’
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Former freelancer for Exitus calls CEO ‘con artist’

Editor’s note: we have colleagues that work with Exitus and this is heartbreaking. We are reporting the news; not taking sides. You need to know what is happening in the news. SALT LAKE CITY — A former freelancer for an anti-human trafficking organization whose founder is now in jail on fraud charges, is calling Exitus…

“Pig Butchering”: FinCEN Issues Alert on Virtual Currency Scam
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“Pig Butchering”: FinCEN Issues Alert on Virtual Currency Scam

On September 8, 2023, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) released an alert regarding a notorious virtual currency scam called “pig butchering,” because, unfortunately, it resembles the “fattening a hog before slaughter.” These scams are primarily perpetrated by criminal organizations in Southeast Asia where these scams are also called “Sha Zhu Pan.” The unwitting victims are the…

‘Human traffickers don’t care what you look like’
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‘Human traffickers don’t care what you look like’

Human trafficking in real life isn’t what movies make it out to be. There’s no superhero coming to save the day dramatically. It doesn’t just happen in foreign countries, it happens in the United States. It just doesn’t happen in big cities, it happens in communities like Fort Morgan and Brush, too. Anyone can become…

Office of Attorney General’s Symposium at Temple University Sheds Light on Labor Trafficking
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Office of Attorney General’s Symposium at Temple University Sheds Light on Labor Trafficking

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General recently hosted its first annual symposium on labor trafficking, which brought together attorneys, law enforcement, social workers, advocates, and community members to share information on the signs of labor trafficking, and to collaborate on prevention and responses to it. The event at Temple University Beasley School of…

FinCEN Issues Alert on Prevalent Virtual Currency Investment Scam Commonly Known as “Pig Butchering”
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FinCEN Issues Alert on Prevalent Virtual Currency Investment Scam Commonly Known as “Pig Butchering”

WASHINGTON—Today, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an alert to highlight a prominent virtual currency investment scam known as “pig butchering.” Multiple U.S. law enforcement sources estimate victims in the United States have lost billions of dollars to these scams and other virtual currency investment frauds. “This scam has impacted far too many Americans,…