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Human Trafficking Crimes

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When looking at the human trafficking crimes stories, many are from poverty stricken countries. However, over the years the United States has become a high-risk location for human trafficking, due to the increase of immigration and more knowledge of the crime. Human trafficking has increased in the state of Tennessee. In West Knox County, Trooper Jonathan Scott was patrolling the area when he pulled over a car for window tint violation. With human trafficking stories of a male driver with an inconsistent female passenger, lead for indications of possible criminal activity provoked Trooper Scott to search the car of E. Quiroz-Martinez, of Honduras. In the search, the officers found $1,380 in cash, a leger with cities, and a SD card in his wallet.
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