Human trafficking arrests have been made just a two hour drive from Rutherford County by the TBI. The investigation by Special Agents with the Human Trafficking Unit...
More human trafficking in Tennessee has... A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Madison County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of an individual charged with multiple human trafficking charges.
A youth leader, a coach, and a volunteer firefighter are among nearly a dozen men facing felony charges as part of a four-day human trafficking operation in Kingsport.
Many people hear the words "Human Trafficking" and automatically think about sex trafficking. But, there are also problems dealing with labor trafficking and even organ trafficking.
"We ask every nominee before this committee to commit to help lead the fight against modern slavery. This oversight has been noted at the State Department and in our embassies.
One individual from Shelbyville, another from Tullahoma and one from Nashville facing charges of Commercial Sex Acts in alleged Human Trafficking Scheme of a 17-year old juvenile.
When I was a child, I was homeless. In fact, it was through this circumstance that my family first came into contact with The Salvation Army. Thankfully, we were not homeless for long, nor do I have many bad memories from that experience.
The Hannah Project's mission is to be the missing link between the judicial system and those stuck in the cycle of prostitution.
January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The NewsRadio WGNS Man on the Street asked Rutherford Countians what concerns them about this horrible crime.
"You'll see signs where individuals that are working either in restaurants or nail salons are not able to look you in the eye," she said, "or they were living at the location and they're not allowed to leave that location."
"Promotion of Prostitution" was the charge filed in Murfreesboro against a 41-year old Hermitage woman. April Michelle Parker was arrested on Wednesday at the Regal Inn.
Authorities arrested about a dozen men on prostitution-related offenses and also identified several young women who may be victims of human trafficking.
A man found guilty of trafficking a 12-year old girl for sex has been sentenced under new, more strict guidelines in Tennessee.
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Wednesday released the following statement after voting for bipartisan legislation that would take important steps toward ending human trafficking in the United States:
“This is a widespread problem in Tennessee, and it is especially disturbing because many victims of human trafficking are children,” said Senator Kelsey.
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