Human Trafficking

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6:58 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Family Suspects Missing Columbus Woman Is Human Trafficking Victim

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The family of a Columbus woman missing for nearly ten months suspects human trafficking is involved. 

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6:53 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Report: 98 People Arrested In Ohio For Human Trafficking Last Year

A report by the Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force says police departments made 98 arrests last year, identifying 181 potential victims.

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6:03 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Officials Meet To Discuss How To Combat Human Trafficking

As part of the 6th Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Ohio, advocates, state lawmakers, legal experts and others met in Columbus yesterday to discuss Ohio's progress in ending the crisis.

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6:28 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Police Raid Massage Parlors Allegedly Employing Human Trafficking Victims

Local law enforcement say they have rescued nearly 20 women from sexual slavery. 

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4:27 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Critics Say Posting Prostitutes' Mug Shots Can Hurt Vicitms

A recent study says Ohio is taking steps to fight human trafficking by overhauling its laws.

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6:35 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Governor Signs Human Trafficking Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law earlier today that increases penalties for people who are convicted of purchasing sex from minors. 

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7:43 am
Thu January 9, 2014

State Human Trafficking Conference To Be Held Today

Human trafficking is estimated to be a 32 billion dollar a year international crisis.

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6:43 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

California Man Arraigned On Human Trafficking Charges

A routine traffic stop in northern Ohio has led to charges of human trafficking against a California man.

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12:41 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

State Partners With Children's Advocacy Centers

State officials say the Ohio Network of Children's Advocacy Centers will receive more than $523,000 in state funding over the next two years to respond to the needs of human trafficking victims and their families.

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11:44 am
Fri June 28, 2013

AG Releases Human Trafficking Report

The Ohio Attorney General's Office says local law enforcement agencies reported 30 human-trafficking cases in the past year.

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7:16 am
Fri June 28, 2013

House Approves Human Trafficking Measure

The Ohio House has approved a measure increasing penalties for human trafficking offenders and adding protections for victims.

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10:11 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Museum Combats Human Trafficking

A permanent exhibit at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati is doing its part to eradicate human trafficking and modern-day slavery worldwide.

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10:07 am
Thu January 24, 2013

DeWine Talks Human Trafficking At CMC

Human Trafficking is gaining attention as a global human rights problem that demands local action.

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7:27 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Human Trafficking Event Today At Statehouse

State leaders are pointing to a new law as a sign of progress made in the fight against human trafficking.

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