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Sex trafficking hardly ever looks like 'Taken' - it's a subtle 'mental tether' that's shockingly common

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Prosecutors in New York recently charged Jeffrey Epstein, the multi-millionaire fund manager with ties to elites across politics, finance, and media, with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking.
Epstein had an elite set of friends across finance, politics, and entertainment, but nobody spoke up about his alleged crimes.
Many believe sex trafficking doesn't occur in the US, but thousands of cases are reported each year .
Traffickers are deftly able to keep their activities out of the spotlight by creating shadowy networks to transport victims from country to country.
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