Sex trafficking in the mid-state
It's the fastest growing industry and second largest criminal ring in the nation. That's according to the advocacy group Tabitha's House, in Buford, GA.
The director of Out of Darkness Ministry, a local non-profit which rescues women and children from this industry, says they've helped children as young as 12 and adults as old as in their 60's who've been abused, held captive and sexually exploited.
It's not just a third world country problem. It's not just a big city problem. It's happening right here in Georgia. Right under our noses.
Angela Brown says she met a guy and thought he was pretty decent.
She adds, "He said that he would treat me right and take care of me."
At the time, 30-year-old Angela Brown went willingly from Florida to Savannah with the man she thought would care for her.
"But once I got there, he wanted me to be his slave, his sex slave" says Brown.
Sex or human trafficking is the modern day slavery.
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