Sex Trafficking

Where Does Sex Trafficking Occur?

 Street Exploitation

  • Brothels
  • Massage Parlors ( The massage parlor business-often with a legal front hiding illegal trade-is growing. The number of parlors in 2011 were 4,197. In 2013, the number increased to 4,790)
  • Escort Services
  • On-Line Exploitation (Backpage, Escorts In College, Adult Look, MyEscortCareer)
  • Hotels & Motels
  • Exotic Dancing/Strip Clubs
  • Phone Sex Lines
  • Private Parties
  • Gang and Organized Crime-Based Exploitation
  • Familial Pimping ( parent, step-parent, sibling, cousin)
  • Pornography



Sex Traffickers Can Be...

 

•U.S. citizens or foreign nationals

•Males or Females

•Adults or Minors

•Organized crime members or street gangs

•Family members, partners, acquaintances, strangers, etc.

•Diverse social, economic and ethnic backgrounds