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News: Perpetrators

Round Lake Beach woman charged with sex trafficking

Undercover sheriff’s detectives communicated with 33-year-old Sheila Johnston, who then took a juvenile to a hotel in Waukegan, IL. where she met with an undercover detective posting as a customer. During the meeting, Johnston offered both herself and the juvenile for sexual acts for money, police said.

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News: Survivors

Teens tackle human trafficking in non-profit hackathon

Alison Franklin said traffickers prey people who have been abused. As she got older she was kidnapped by gang members in Houston. “My real trafficker pretended to rescue me from them. What I didn’t know is they actually worked together to enslave American women and children in trafficking,” Franklin said.

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FBI: 231 children rescued during ‘Operation Safe Summer II’

“Thanks to the month-long efforts of our partners, 231 children are no longer vulnerable to predators who would seek to exploit them,” said Chris Hacker, Special Agent in Charge of FBI Atlanta, GA. “Operation Safe Summer is another example of the FBI’s commitment to protecting our children before they become victims.”

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News: Politics

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