The modern-day sex trade is “hidden in plain sight.” Traffickers use and exploit legitimate businesses to engage in and conceal their illegal practices. From nightclubs to travel agencies, massage parlors to car dealerships, a wide variety of industries fail to scrutinize suspicious activity or take adequate precautions, while the most egregious actors actively solicit and benefit from “lucrative” partnerships.
Risky Business: Holding Hotels Accountable for Sex Trafficking,
Yale L. & Pol'y Rev.
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