Sex Trafficking Prosecutions Continue To Drop In Fed. Court

“There was always a question of what was going to be the practical impact of that legislation,” Roberson said. Although the laws were designed to make it more difficult for sex traffickers to operate on the internet, she said that it’s also possible it has made it more difficult for law enforcement to identify victims and pursue investigations. Instead of being able to pursue investigations through sites like Backpage.com, Roberson explained, SESTA-FOSTA might make it more difficult for investigators to develop cases from online sources.”

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