Human Trafficking Month Recognized

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is joining a group of federal, state and local government agencies in recognizing Human Trafficking Month.

Chris Carr said “Our Human Trafficking Unit works tirelessly to rescue victims and bring criminals to justice.”  Currently, the Human Trafficking Unit is working a dozen pending human sex trafficking cases and the Unit has begun the office’s first labor trafficking case.
The Unit is prioritizing cases and placing a focus on:
•    Rescuing children and other victims of human trafficking.
•    Charging buyers as well as sellers.
•    Charging gang cases.
•    Assisting rural jurisdictions that lack resources.
•    Expanding the investigative scope to include labor trafficking.