Human trafficking continues to make headlines here in the United States. Check out some of the most recent news as law enforcement and hotels search out best practices in this fight.

 Hotel Owner Arrested on Sex Trafficking Charges

“An Ellington man and Manchester hotel owner arrested on attempted sex trafficking charges, allegedly had a “sex dungeon” on one of his properties, according to Connecticut State Police.”

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hotel-human-trafficking-trainingSex Trafficking Training Required for all Minnesota Hotels

“I think the whole industry is going to get a little bit of a wake up call just on ‘Wow, we weren’t aware of how big of a problem this was.” Subbert, General Manager of TPI Hospitality Hotels Said.

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hotel-humna-trafficking-sting2 Charged in Sex Trafficking Sting

“Detectives watched as Gonzalez parked his sedan in the hotel lot. There were two other men in the car with him. Several minutes later, Gonzalez walked into the hotel and walked up and down the hallways.”

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human-trafficking-legislationFirst Batch of Bills Ahead of 2019 Session, Ramps up Sex Trafficking Penalties

“The bill would also add a number of “collateral consequences to child sex trafficking cases, including allowing victims to sue both those who caused harm or those who profited from that harm in civil court.”

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Guardian Group’s mission is to prevent and disrupt the sex trafficking of women and children while enabling partners to identify victims and predators in the United States. Take a few minutes to learn more about protecting your business through the Guardian Seal® Recognition and Response Training.

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