Experts: East Texas not immune to sex trafficking
POSTED: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 6:57am
UPDATED: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 9:23am
East Texas — Criminals engaged in a modern form of slavery are trafficking sex in Longview and Northeast Texas, organizers of a one-day seminar plan to reveal here Friday.
“This has evolved fast,” Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Detective Christopher Baughman said. “This has evolved far beyond what people thought it is — and it’s evolving every day. People who used to run drugs and guns are looking for young girls that they can traffic.”
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