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What is Human Trafficking?

Human trafficking is a terrible crime that exploits innocent and vulnerable people. Human trafficking involves the recruiting, transporting, selling, or buying of people for the purpose of various forms of exploitation. These victims are often controlled through force, fraud, or coercion.
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If you are a victim of human trafficking or would like to report a tip regarding suspected human trafficking, call 911 in an emergency. If you have information regarding human trafficking which is not an emergency, call the NYPD Organized Crime Control Bureau 24 hour Hotline at 646-610-6610. If you would like more information about human trafficking or would like to learn about how you can help, call the toll-free National Hotline at 1-888-3737-888.

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