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Operation ‘Bad Apple’ ensnares 12 businesses in human trafficking sting

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.

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Grant To Fund Human Trafficking Task Force In Tampa Bay

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.

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  USIAHT Vice President Stephanie Costolo To Moderate Panel Discussion At Summit On...

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Operation ‘Bad Apple’ ensnares 12 businesses in human trafficking sting

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.

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Grant To Fund Human Trafficking Task Force In Tampa Bay

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.

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14th Annual Dragon Party to Benefit the US Institute Against Human Trafficking

The Italian Club in Ybor City, FL. and will be hosts to a performance by music artist Cutty Jones featuring Jay Slay supporting The U.S. Institute Against Human Trafficking. USIAHT is working to end Human Trafficking in the United States through prevention, combating demand, rescuing victims, influencing government policy and providing safe refuge for the restoration of survivors.

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THREE ALABAMA CITIES DECLARED HUMAN TRAFFICKING-FREE ZONES

According to the USIAHT website, TFZ is a community-based initiative to reduce the number of buyers in the sex trade. The program is implemented in collaboration with community members and leaders, law enforcement, businesses, schools, health care organizations, churches and the media. The effort uses technology to reach buyers and victims on a massive scale.

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