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USA: "Modern-day slavery even happens in Silicon Valley"

Author: Leeta-Rose Ballester, San Jose Mercury-News (USA), Published on: 11 February 2016

Trafficking victims can be found working in restaurants, nail salons, nursing homes or food trucks. They can be seen peddling wares or cleaning buildings. Many are forced into prostitution, pornography or exotic dancing... Experts surmise more men and boys are likely victims than what the numbers show, and note that many cases go unreported or are categorized under other crime categories such as wage theft... "Human trafficking is too big of a business to go away on its own," said Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen, adding that although his office used the Super Bowl as a sounding stage to spread awareness, it will aggressively pursue trafficking cases the rest of this year and for many years to come.


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