“People who don’t have access to legal aid or housing, they become at risk for homelessness. They become at risk for being victims of human trafficking.”
Detroit’s Freedom House has lost its federal funding for the first time in more than 20 years. And it may have to shut down or substantially reduce its
Source: Detroit’s Freedom House may have to close | Michigan Radio
Authorities say online solicitations for escort services increase about 150 percent during big events.
Source: 2 Teens Rescued From Sex Trafficking During Detroit Auto Show
4 hunted in criminal enterprise that allegedly drugged and forced women to have sex with customers at motel
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Nonprofits Alternatives For Girls and WC Safe worked with Homeland Security to recover 14 victims in January
Source: Gov’t, nonprofits partner to fight human trafficking in Detroit
A Jamestown Township couple has been charged with soliciting minors for sex over the past month in the Jamestown Township and Hudsonville area.Anuj Chopra, 41, is charged with trying to entice two 16-year-olds to engage in sexual activities for money under a state of Michigan law violation of Human Trafficking.Leslie Chopra, 42, is charged with distributing sexually explicit materials to minors and using a computer to commit a crime. These charges stem from her communications with a 16-year-old
Source: Jamestown Township couple arrested for human trafficking violations
For Madeline Madden, human trafficking is all too real. The 32-year-old Flint-area woman says someone tried to convince her and friends a least twice into what may have become slavery.
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The path to redemption should be defined and broadened. Michigan needs to do better, a Wayne State law student says
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Michigan State Police motor carrier officers are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness of human trafficking.
Source: MSP motor carrier officers join forces to fight human trafficking