Traffickers find victims through:
Traffickers lure victims by promising:
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WHAT IS SEX TRAFFICKING?
The term "sex trafficking" refers to criminal activity whereby one or more persons are subjected to engaging in commercial sexual activity through the use of force, fraud, or coercion, except that if the trafficked person is younger than age 18, the commercial sexual activity need not involve force, fraud, or coercion.
Commercial Sexual Activity
Done in exchange for any item of value (drugs, money, shelter, food, or clothes)