“Tone gave drugs to the prostitutes so they would continue to have sex with customers, the victim told Homeland Security.
The victim “was terrified … because he had physically assaulted her on numerous occasions and that she believed that Victory Inn staff was aware of (Tone’s) illegal activities at the hotel,” Forys wrote in the complaint.”
Detroit man charged with sex, drug crimes following high-profile raid at Victory Inn motel
Source: Feds portray Victory Inn as drug-riddled brothel
Sex trafficking may sound like a distant danger, but it is happening right here in West Michigan.
Source: Sex trafficking – how to prevent and protect our children | WOODTV.com
In last night’s ABC TEN feature, ABC 10’s Melanie Palmer brought you the first part of a two part series on human sex trafficking in the U.P. Tonight, we have the second part on signs of human sex trafficking and what actions are taken to help the victims.
Source: Human sex trafficking in the U.P., Part II – ABC 10 / CW5
It’s an epidemic that is increasing rapidly each year. More than 60% of its victims are tricked into it by someone they know. This sweeping issue is human trafficking.
Source: Human sex trafficking in the U.P., it’s here – Part I – ABC 10 / CW5
Saginaw Township, Mich– The Mid Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force was created back in 2012 and is a regional branch of the state-wide force started back in 2007. It’s made up of local service agencies, law enforcement, and religious based group and i
Source: Mid Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force to hold training for local citizens | WSMH
This is an encouraging trend.
Award, given to Hewlett Packard Enterprise and NXP Semiconductors, aims to recognize businesses that submit their labor practices to scrutiny and excel in efforts to investigate human rights abuses and clean up their supply chain
Source: Two Tech Companies Win First ‘Stop Slavery Award’ After Workforce Scrutiny
Mehul Chandubhai Patel, 31, is charged with providing false information to the Department of Labor about payment to his employees.
Source: Feds: Motel owner made employees return money after getting paid
Linden — Michigan State Trooper Steven Kramer had a difficult job Thursday at Linden High School— convincing teenage boys that they could become victims of human trafficking.
Source: ‘It does happen to you’ – Tri-County Times: News For Fenton, Linden, Holly MI