ST. LOUIS COUNTY — A trucker from Wisconsin was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 42 months in prison for traveling to Missouri to have sex with a teenage girl. Joseph Anthony Yoast, 42, was caught in an online sting being run by St. Louis County police and targeting those seeking to sexually exploit minors, court records show. He responded to an online post about “family incest” in June 2019,

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Feb 2020

TAT in Toronto!

The Toronto Trucking Association hosted Truckers Against Trafficking for an educational seminar on human trafficking in Etobicoke, Ontario. Human trafficking survivor, Karly Church, shared her moving story of being trafficked in the greater Toronto area. Heather Fry, TAT Canada Director, educated the participants on the realities of human trafficking and how the trucking industry can make an impact in disrupting this heinous crime. The two speakers were followed by a

Three top administrators at a Los Angeles church have been arrested in connection with an investigation into immigration fraud and human trafficking, authorities said. Federal investigators said members of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ congregation in Van Nuys were brought to the U.S. from the Philippines under the pretense they would perform in musical events at the church. Once in the United States, the members were forced to surrender their

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Feb 2020

Trucker Tuesday!

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Feb 2020

UPS Freight

UPS Freight continues its commitment to combat trafficking from all angles by hosting TAT, author and survivor leader Barbara Amaya, the creators of the Richmond Justice Initiative creators of the Prevention Project and local law enforcement to educate and equip the staff at the headquarters in Richmond. We were thrilled to share about our Man to Man campaign and Harriet Tubman award with the staff who support the men and women traveling

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