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Stopping Sex Trafficking: Philadelphia-Area Law Enforcement Steps Up Efforts to Combat Scourge of Human Trafficking

NBC10’s Denise Nakano gives us an exclusive look at the front lines of this battle to save victims of human sex trafficking in the region

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The underground world of sex trafficking is one of the country’s fastest growing crimes. Now police in the Philadelphia area are joining forces with other local agencies to take on the fight. NBC10’s Denise Nakano gives us an exclusive look at the front lines of this battle.

There's support to help survivors escape sex and labor trafficking and provide them resources to go on from there.

RESOURCES FOR SURVIVORS OF SEX TRAFFICKING

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An inside look at Operation Cross Country, a sex-trafficking sting.
Joseph Kaczmarek
An inside look at Operation Cross Country, a sex-trafficking sting.
A new taskforce has been created in Philadelphia to prevent human trafficking. NBC10 reporter Denise Nakano speaks with experts about how to raise awareness.
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