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Human Trafficking Crimes are Punishable by Federal Law

Human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Causing someone under the age of 18 to engage in a commercial sex act, regardless of using force, fraud, or coercion is human trafficking under U.S. law1.

Convicted traffickers and individuals exploiting children are being sentenced to serve time:

Learn more about the consequences of human trafficking with the Blue Campaign training.

1 See 18 U.S.C Chapter 77 for precise definitions

Last Updated: 06/16/2022
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