January 14, 2021

WEAU-TV: Human traffickers turn to technology during the pandemic

With the help of technology, human trafficking can happen anywhere and cases of it have been reported in all 72 counties in Wisconsin according to the Milwaukee Human Trafficking Task Force...

Kathy Hatem is with Enough is Enough, a group working to make the internet safe for everyone. She said it’s easier than ever for traffickers right now. “Kids are spending more time than ever online,” Hatem said. “They are at home distance learning. They’re using the internet more than ever to socialize, and so that alone puts them at greater exposure for coming in counter with a trafficker on the internet.”

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