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More Human Trafficking in Tennessee - Arrests made
More Human Trafficking in Tennessee - Arrests made

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...

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Another Human Trafficking Case by the TBI
Another Human Trafficking Case by the TBI

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.

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UPDATE: Human Trafficking Continues in Tennessee
UPDATE: Human Trafficking Continues in Tennessee

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.

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MTSU Professor talks about Human Trafficking and Human Organ Trafficking
MTSU Professor talks about Human Trafficking and Human Organ Trafficking

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.

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Modern Day Slavery highlighted and discussed in Washington by Tennessee Senator
Modern Day Slavery highlighted and discussed in Washington by Tennessee Senator

"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.

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Human Trafficking Arrests
Human Trafficking Arrests

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.

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Trafficking in the Homeless Community
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Trafficking in the Homeless Community

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.

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The founder of the Hannah Project spoke to Murfreesboro residents on Tuesday to educate about sex trafficking
The founder of the Hannah Project spoke to Murfreesboro residents on Tuesday to educate about sex trafficking

The Hannah Project's mission is to be the missing link between the judicial system and those stuck in the cycle of prostitution.

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Man on the Street: Sex Trafficking
Man on the Street: Sex Trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The NewsRadio WGNS Man on the Street asked Rutherford Countians what concerns them about this horrible crime.

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Human Trafficking in Tennessee is Growing
Human Trafficking in Tennessee is Growing

"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."

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"Promotion of Prostitution" and "Trafficking a person for Sexual Servitude" arrests made in Murfreesboro

"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.

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Human Trafficking and prostitution in Middle Tennessee
Human Trafficking and prostitution in Middle Tennessee

Authorities arrested about a dozen men on prostitution-related offenses and also identified several young women who may be victims of human trafficking.

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Man Convicted Under Newly Changed Human Trafficking Laws Gets 22 Years
Man Convicted Under Newly Changed Human Trafficking Laws Gets 22 Years

A man found guilty of trafficking a 12-year old girl for sex has been sentenced under new, more strict guidelines in Tennessee.

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Senator Alexander Votes to Help End Human Trafficking
Senator Alexander Votes to Help End Human Trafficking

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:

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Issue of Human Trafficking before Legislators Again in Tennessee

“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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New Laws Help Tennessee Earn High Marks in Protecting Children from Sex Trafficking
New law helped Tennessee earn better marks in protecting minors: New law removes as a defense ignorance or mistake of fact concerning the age of a minor to the offenses of patronizing prostitution and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor...
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