Labor and sex trafficking on rise in Colorado

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) Authorities say the number of cases involving trafficking in humans for sex and labor is on the rise in Colorado.

The FBI's Rocky Mountain Innocence Lost Task Force rescued 59 teen prostitutes from flesh peddlers in the state this year, up from 49 in 2012.

According to the Denver Post, human trafficking for sex or labor involves servitude, force, coercion or fear, and it is difficult to prove,

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