How Private Investigators Fight Human Trafficking

By Stephanie Irvine

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If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, or need to report trafficking, get in contact with National Human Trafficking Hotline:

Human trafficking is a humanitarian crisis that is happening all over the world — including the United States. Recently in late January 2020, President Trump signed an executive order to combat human trafficking and online child exploitation. It is evident that human trafficking is a problem that is escalating.

While government officials, state, county and local law enforcement agencies, and victim advocates are working to combat this epidemic, the role of the private investigator is somewhat overlooked. Private investigators can make a difference when it comes to human trafficking and many have already made a huge impact. Here’s the information you need to get involved as a private investigator who specializes in investigating human trafficking.

What is human trafficking?

First, it’s important to understand exactly what “human trafficking” means. While many equate it to forcing individuals into the sex trades, it is not limited to that type of work. Human trafficking ultimately enslaves someone to do work against their will — any type of forced labor is considered trafficking, no matter the …read more

Source:: Private Invest