Internationally, human trafficking is exploding. Locally, there are concerns that the victims that we see rescued are only the tip of the iceberg. Thanks to today's training law enforcement and nonprofit organizations have new sets of tools to use.
WATE reported on a recent human trafficking bust that happened right here in Knoxville. A common perception is that victims are undocumented illegal aliens but that isn't always the case. This news piece from KGW news reveals how average kids can be targeted and lured or forced into the sex trade.