Sex trafficking of women and girls is a devastating crime affecting communities everywhere in this country, including your own backyard. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center has received reports of trafficking cases in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. You might think you’re far removed from this modern-day slavery, but you’re not.
How can women and children be trafficked in the commercial sex trade so easily? Hotels, casinos, resorts, nightclubs, and other establishments allow this practice to flourish in your community, because turning a blind eye can be more profitable than actually doing something about the problem.
Globally, an estimated 4.8 million people, mostly women and children, were victims of the commercial sex trade, according to the International Labor Organization. In the US. In 2017, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children estimated that 1 in 7 runaways reported to them were likely sex trafficking victims.
This is a massive problem‚ a $32 billion a year criminal enterprise — and we’re here to try to help. Holding hotels, casinos, and other companies accountable for allowing women and children to be violated is crucial.
If you are a victim of sex trafficking, we may be able to help. Contact us today at 800-300-2100 for a confidential, free discussion. You may be entitled to compensation.