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.

 

guardian-group-human-trafficking-district-attorneySr. Deputy District Attorney Ujifusa Appointed Chair of National Committee

“Sex trafficking is an issue that can touch any community. This week, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office learned the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children & Youth in the United States selected Multnomah County Senior Deputy District JR Ujifusa to be its Chair.”

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guardian-seal-hotel-training-human-traffickingBoone County Woman Accused of Sex Trafficking Disabled Minor

“The Welcome Inn Regional Manager, Brittnii George, said she contacted authorities when she saw suspicious behavior. ‘We did observe questionable behavior and activity and actually reported it so that’s where the call originated from,” George said.”

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guardian-seal-human-trafficking-training-insurance-companiesMotel Targeted in Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Loses Insurance Coverage

“An insurance carrier has no obligation to defend against a lawsuit aimed at holding a motel liable for sex trafficking that occurred on its premises. ”

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guardian-group-human-trafficking-predator-arrestedStockton Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking Teen

“Richardson would drive the 16-year-old to motels and give her false ID cards so she could rent a room for “prostitution activity,” Scott’s office said.”

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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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