The reality of trafficking right now is that you probably know someone who was affected or you probably know someone who knows the trafficker or is related to a trafficker or, you know someone who is buying sex from underage people. They may not even be aware that they’re under age.
Former Texas deputy sheriff Pasquale Salas was sentenced on Tuesday to 220 months in prison and five years of supervised release. Salas faced charges for sexual exploitation of a minor and cyberstalking.
A woman who posed as a teenage boy to groom girls as young as 13 online and travelled around the country to sexually abuse them has been jailed for eight years.