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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Trafficking on the Plains

Speaker to Address Dangers of Trafficking


August 3, 2022

It's cast as a personal crime in the movies, and it is, and often as a web with more arms than can be imagined, which is also likely.

Human trafficking is defined by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services as a form of modern day slavery. It is viewed in primarily one of two areas: sex trafficking and labor trafficking. The DHHS defines sex trafficking as “recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining a person for a commercial sex act that is induced by force, fraud, or coercion. When the victim is under 18, no force, fraud, or coercion is necessary.”

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