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USIAHT Vice President Stephanie Costolo To Moderate Panel Discussion At Summit On...Read More
A Denver grand jury on Thursday indicted seven individuals and 12 businesses on 33 felony counts in a human trafficking scheme.
Denver police and the district attorney’s office conducted a year-long investigation called “Operation Bad Apple” into a number of massage parlors and illegal marijuana businesses that investigators believe garnered millions of dollars by trafficking women from China, laundering money and evading taxes, according to a statement.
Idaho State University officially signs a proclamation to become a Trafficking Free Zone at their 2020 Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium held on January 28th. With plans to “roll out the training to the campus community” says Stacey Gibson Director of Equity and Inclusion.Read More
As the Florida regional manager for the U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking, it’s Stephanie Costolo’s job to teach employees what signs to look for that may indicate if someone is a victim. Then, once they spot a possible victim, they have to know where and how to report their suspicions without putting the victim or themselves in harm’s way.Read More
Stephanie Costolo said the Florida based nonprofit blasts out Facebook ads to more than 100,000 potential local sex buyers each month. Natalie Kehn, who works on outreach for the group, said the nonprofit combs through thousands of online sex ads and messages potential trafficking victims.Read More