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–Huffington Post The crisis of child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. is finally capturing our attention. But a critical part of the story has not been told. Most of the children who are being bought and sold for sex in our nation are foster care children. In the states that are tracking these children the following, devastating numbers reveal that: • In 2013, 60 percent of the child sex trafficking victims recovered as part of a FBI nationwide raid from.... READ MORE
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is taking Channel 2 Action News inside a new operation to crack down on child sex trafficking. The new effort is focused on preventing the crime. Traditionally we hear about children being rescued out of these horrific situations. “I called him up on the phone he was definitely interested. He even asked on the phone, again how old I was, to which I stated I was 15,” said GBI special.... READ MORE
By Angel K. Brooks The Atlanta Journal-Constitution An Atlanta pimp was sentenced to life in prison Monday in connection with the sexual abuse and exploitation of a 15-year-old girl, the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office said. Dwayne Shaw, 34, was convicted by a jury on charges including human trafficking, pimping, aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation, statutory rape and false imprisonment. Read more…
Street Grace President and CEO, Cheryl DeLuca-Johnson, and Street Grace Board Member, Aaronde Creighton, participated in the Human Rights Defender’s Forum at the Carter Center. They had the opportunity to lead a panel with President Carter in attendance. You can watch the panel in its entirety here.
By Larry Gierer, Tiffany Stevens — firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Ray Coleman, 20, of Columbus was charged Monday with the trafficking of a person for labor or sexual servitude by Columbus police. Police said Coleman is accused of pimping a juvenile girl for about three years. Coleman is scheduled to appear in Columbus Recorder’s Court Wednesday at 2 p.m. Read more by clicking here.
By Christian Boone The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A Douglasville man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Monday on sex trafficking charges involving teen girls. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Demario Hillmon, 30, met the underage girls on a social networking website and an adult escort site. Enticing them with promises of money and gifts, Hillmon would advertise their services online, arranging appointments in metro Atlanta and Montgomery, Ala. Prosecutors said he kept most of the money..... READ MORE