As you view the video, ask yourself:
- What crimes are being committed by the trafficker?
- What consequences fit those crimes?
Source: DHS Blue Campaign video snip
Based on what you know, what length of time in prison would the trafficker face for the crimes committed?
Review the sections below for hints and tips to answer the question.
Consequences Flow Chart
Human Trafficking is a FEDERAL crime.
By law, persons who commit labor or sex trafficking crimes are subject to certain penalties. Use this flowchart to learn more.
Hint – Definitions
Labor trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purposes of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery. (22 USC § 7102)
Sex trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for the purposes of a commercial sex act, in which the commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act has not attained 18 years of age. (22 USC § 7102)