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4. The Guardian: Inside San Diego's $810m human trafficking industry – video

https://www.theguardian.com/law/video/2016/jun/21/san-diego-human-trafficking-video

Inside San Diego's $810m human trafficking industry – video

Considered among the best cities to work and live in the US, San Diego also ranks in the FBI’s 13 highest-intensity trafficking areas in the country. Sex trafficking generates $810m in annual revenue for local pimps and gangs, making it the county’s second-largest underground economy after drugs.

But findings of a groundbreaking three-year study on gang-involved sex trafficking, funded by the Department of Justice and released last October, have prompted local government to act, creating a unique precedent for collaborative action

Laurence Mathieu-Léger, Source: The Guardian
Tuesday 21 June 2016 06.30 EDT

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jun/21/san-diego-sex-trafficking-industry-federal-report
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/oct/01/prosecutors-want-worldwide-crackdown-on-online

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