human trafficking

Sex Trafficking Victims Say Salesforce Enabled Backpage.com

Cloud-based software company Salesforce has been accused of profiting from sex trafficking. In a suit filed Tuesday, sex trafficking survivors claimed the tech company helped the now-shuttered adult ad site Backpage.com profit from human trafficking…

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Costa Rica Bust a Rare Move Against Sex Trafficking

Costa Rican authorities busted a group of alleged sex traffickers responsible for the forced prostitution of more than a dozen women, a laudable effort that nonetheless underscores the country’s lackluster record when it comes to preventing and prosecuting sexual exploitation…

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Bust Highlights Paraguay to Europe Sex Trafficking

A joint operation involving authorities in Paraguay, Spain and France has broken up a multi-country sex trafficking network, illustrating some of the lesser-known international dynamics of this illicit business…

Read this piece in its entirety at InSight Crime.