What's being done to end sex trafficking and support victims? | KALW

What's being done to end sex trafficking and support victims?

Feb 27, 2019

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about a recent investigation into sex trafficking and how to meet the needs of trafficking victims.

Last week, a multi-agency investigation of spas and massage parlors in Florida’s Treasure Coast region led to charges against more than 300 people for soliciting sexual acts. One of them was Roger Kraft, the billionaire owner of the Patriots. How widespread is human trafficking in America, and what’s being done about it?

Guests:

Lynn Brewer, president of the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Saerom Choi, legal advocate and case worker with Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

Web Resources:

TCPalm: How Vero Beach police landed the only human trafficking charge in recent Florida busts

Epoch Times: Eight Chinese Women Arrested Amid Sex Trafficking Investigation in Florida: Report

New York Times: ‘The Monsters Are the Men’: Inside a Thriving Sex Trafficking Trade in Florida