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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Justice Department Strategy To Combat Human Trafficking

ATLANTA – U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today released the Justice Department’s new National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking ...

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Omaha Woman Sentenced for Role in Sex Trafficking of Minors

Acting United States Attorney Jan Sharp announced that Lauryn Besta, 22, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha for conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of a minor. Chief United States District Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Besta to 142 months’ imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal system. After her release from prison, Besta will begin a five-year term of supervised release.

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Colonie Man Charged with Human Trafficking Offenses

Christopher Thomas Alleged to have Trafficked Minors and Adults ALBANY, NEW YORK – A grand jury yesterday returned a superseding indictment charging Christopher Thomas, age 38, of Colonie, New York, with crimes related to the sex trafficking of children and adults.

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Health System Gets $1.5 Million to Combat Human Trafficking

Dignity Health, one of the country’s largest health systems, has been granted $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Justice ...

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