UN: Human Trafficking Victims In The Millions

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- A senior U.N. official says that as many as 2.4 million people may be victims of human trafficking worldwide at any given time.
Yury Fedotov calls human trafficking "a shameful crime of modern-day slavery."
Fedotov is the head of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime. He was speaking Monday at an international conference focused on preventing the exploitation of illegal migrants and other crimes linked to human trafficking.
Corruption is another concern of the meeting. Fedotov told the opening session that estimates put the amount of money lost through corruption in developing countries at $40 billion annually.

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  • by Norman Location: Marianna Fla. on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:31 PM
    I do suspect that the people that disappear and are never seen are heard of again are being sold into sex slavery. Seems like people act like SEX is new, they are rabid with sexual thoughts and actions all the time.On the news people are having sex with children, animals, old people. When they are not engaging they are watching it on the T.V.,computer, DVD's. When they are not doing that they are dreaming about it.The whole world is going to hell in a hand basket. Something needs to be done about this, but WHAT ?
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