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Connecticut Sex Trafficking a Growing Concern

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    December 1, 2015
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In Connecticut, the youngest victim of sex trafficking is 2-years-old.  This year to date, the Department of Children and Families had 80 referrals….

Connecticut U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly announced the creation of a Trafficking Task Force and better training for law enforcement. Daly said: “Over the last several years it has become increasingly clear that human trafficking, and especially the sex trafficking of minors, this cruel victimization of defenseless young girls and sometimes boys, is a form of modern-day slavery.  And despite the best efforts of law enforcement, this criminal activity grows apace with the proliferation of the Internet marketplace, where sex with children is bought and sold.”

 

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