Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Human trafficking bill heads through Florida Legislature

A bill steadily moving through the Florida Legislature could make it easier to prosecute human trafficking crimes. The issue is an important one for Rep. Matt Gaetz, a co-sponsor of the bill, who said human trafficking is a big problem in Northwest Florida, particularly in the tourism industry. “It’s happening right under our noses and many people are not aware of it,” he said.

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