Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump‘s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “Human traffickers and sex traffickers take advantage of the wide open areas between our ports of entry to smuggle thousands of young girls and women … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on human trafficking

North Carolina News: Erie Man, SAMUEL DEWAYNE DOOLITTLE Sentenced After Conviction of Human Trafficking-Related Offenses

One victim fled and contacted law enforcement while being prostituted in Fayetteville, NC NEW BERN, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that on February 1, 2018, SAMUEL DEWAYNE DOOLITTLE, 33, of Erie, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan … Continue reading North Carolina News: Erie Man, SAMUEL DEWAYNE DOOLITTLE Sentenced After Conviction of Human Trafficking-Related Offenses

Homeland Security News: DHS Combats Human Trafficking And Seizes Counterfeit Merchandise During the Super Bowl

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released the following statement: As Super Bowl 53 approaches, 25 elements of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with nearly 600 personnel, have been working to support State, local, and private sector security officials ensure a safe and secure event.  At the same time, the Department, … Continue reading Homeland Security News: DHS Combats Human Trafficking And Seizes Counterfeit Merchandise During the Super Bowl

St Charles News: Human Trafficking: A Global Tragedy, St Charles, Missouri

St. Charles, MO – Jan. 30, 2019 – Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service Social Justice in Action will present Marti MacGibbon, Internationally Acclaimed Award-Winning Author and Human Trafficking Advocate on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service located at 4116 McClay Road in St. Charles, Missouri. Marti … Continue reading St Charles News: Human Trafficking: A Global Tragedy, St Charles, Missouri

North Carolina News: Wilson Man, WILLIAM MAURICE SADDLER Ordered to Pay Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Restitution to Human Trafficking Victim

NEW BERN, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that United States District Judge Louise W. Flanagan has ordered WILLIAM MAURICE SADDLER, 36, of Wilson to pay $477,618.20 in restitution to a victim of human trafficking. This is the largest amount ever ordered in … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilson Man, WILLIAM MAURICE SADDLER Ordered to Pay Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Restitution to Human Trafficking Victim

South Carolina News: Charleston, U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Human Trafficking Training to Local Law Enforcement

Charleston, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that over the last two weeks, the United States Attorney’s Office provided training to South Carolina’s Tri-County Human Trafficking Task Force on methods of investigating and prosecuting federal human trafficking cases. The training was part of a three-day course entitled “Advanced Human Trafficking … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston, U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Human Trafficking Training to Local Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON | Trump says US stepping up fight against human trafficking

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is stepping up the fight against human trafficking until it can be stamped out “once and for all,” President Donald Trump said Thursday, calling for an end to “modern slavery.” Trump delivered remarks at the White House at the annual meeting of the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says US stepping up fight against human trafficking

Wisconsin News: AG Brad Schimel Brings Law Enforcement, Transportation Industry Partners Together to Fight Human Trafficking

MADISON, WI – Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Thursday met with partners from law enforcement and the trucking, busing, and transportation industry at Harley-Davidson of Madison to identify new ways to work together to fight against human trafficking.  The meeting was hosted by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) and … Continue reading Wisconsin News: AG Brad Schimel Brings Law Enforcement, Transportation Industry Partners Together to Fight Human Trafficking