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Where Is Human Trafficking Most Prevalent in Ohio?

January 28, 2022 by babinlaw Posted in

Human trafficking, or modern slavery, is reported in every state, Ohio included. Despite Ohio recording a high number of human trafficking cases, residents have little idea of the devastating crime happening in their state.    There are areas where human trafficking is most prevalent in Ohio, but all citizens ought to be on the lookout. Why? Traffickers do not look at the social status, region, educational background, gender,  or age. They operate worldwide, and everyone is a potential victim.  Ohio has large urban centers and several counties with a rural setting. In addition, the state has a large number of immigrants and a transient population. These features have made Ohio more vulnerable to human trafficking.  What…

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Why Is Ohio So Bad For Human Trafficking?

December 28, 2021 by babinlaw Posted in

Human Trafficking is the illegal trade of humans for forced labor trafficking or sexual slavery. It involves the detention, exchange, recruitment, and receipt of persons through force, deception, manipulation, threats, and other means of coercion. The trafficked person is usually placed in a position of vulnerability. The perpetrators typically get their victims to comply with their demands through abuse of power, forced drug intake, the promise of freedom, blackmail, the promise of payment, or fraud. Human trafficking is a massive problem in the US, with trafficked persons being forced into prostitution, labor without payment, organ donation, and other forms of exploitation. However, some states are worse than others when it comes to numbers. Ohio has…

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Human Trafficking in Ohio

August 16, 2021 by babinlaw Posted in

Human trafficking in Ohio is an ongoing, hidden problem. If you or someone you know is a victim of labor trafficking or sex trafficking, contact Babin Law in Columbus, Ohio today for a free consultation about your rights. What is Human Trafficking? Human trafficking is a type of modern-day slavery, where perpetrators deceive, manipulate or force their victims into servitude. Perpetrators then use threats, violence, or physical restraints to exact obedience from their victims so they can continue exploiting them. Human Trafficking has two categories: Human labor trafficking and human sex trafficking. Human labor trafficking involves forced or involuntary work, usually without remuneration. We can see cases of labor trafficking in the streets where children…

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