We, here at FourKites, are excited to announce our partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking! Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) educates truckers and other persons working in transportation spaces about the prevalence of human trafficking and how to identify victims along their routes. Additionally, TAT provides resources for truckers to report suspicious events. It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of people (with higher rates of women and children) are currently victims of human

The United States is again ranked as one of the worst countries in the world for human trafficking. According to a recently released report by the State Department, the top three nations of origin for victims of human trafficking in 2018 were the United States, Mexico and the Philippines. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered the Trafficking in Persons report, which is created annually by the State Department to document

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — Between swim meets, exams and music lessons, high schoolers across northern Utah are devoting what remains of their free time to a different type of activity. Many have joined the fight against sex trafficking that occurs in the Beehive State and beyond. Backyard Broadcast, a national group seeking to raise awareness of the issue, now has seven high school chapters along the Wasatch Front. Chief among its

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A Raleigh man accused of forcing women and children into prostitution was convicted of sex trafficking last week in federal court, following a four-day trial. Brandon Marquis Jennings, 29, was convicted of running a trafficking ring from 2013 to 2016. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a jury found Jennings guilty of several charges, including four counts of sex trafficking, transporting or coercing victims across state lines for prostitution,

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