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Category Archives: Human Trafficking

Many People Arrested for Human Trafficking In Country Illegally

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Human trafficking is something that law enforcement officials are cracking down on in Florida, especially since the state is known for such a crime. There are 4.08 cases per 100,000 people in this jurisdiction. Human traffickers are not picky; anyone of any age will do, although young children are targeted quite often, especially girls… Read More »

Two Men Pay Teens for Sex, Get Arrested for Human Trafficking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

It is acceptable for consenting adults to engage in sexual activity. Minors, however, are not allowed to have sex with adults. When they do, and are paid for it, this is called human trafficking. Human trafficking can also involve forced labor that resembles modern-day slavery. You would think that this crime would not occur… Read More »

Florida Man Arrested for Sex Trafficking

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Unfortunately, many adults take advantage of children and use them for unsavory purposes, such as for sexual favors. This activity is very common, particularly in states such as Florida, but also illegal. A Florida man has been arrested for engaging in human sex trafficking with a minor. The 26-year-old man from Savannah was arrested… Read More »

What is Human Trafficking?

By Law Offices of Gilbert A. Schaffnit |

Human trafficking is a crime under Florida and federal law. It refers to the transportation or solicitation of another person primarily for sexual purposes. A person can also be trafficked for domestic servitude for forced labor. Human trafficking can involve minors or adults. When an adult is involved, the prosecutor must prove that the… Read More »

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