Have you seen the viral posts about the latest hotspot for human sex trafficking? Highlighting where traffickers go to scope out their prey? Or the warning about the traffickers waiting to abduct your teenager at the mall? Did you see the one about the store, where if you take your eyes off your shopping cart for just a second, your toddler will be snatched and sold on the black market? Or the stats about the city ranked highest for trafficking, where you’d never want to relocate your family?
During ten years as an FBI Special Agent and in the year and half since I’ve come to RAHAB, I’ve had conversations with parents who tell me about fear that changes how they live their lives. Fear prompted by misinformation that is repeated until it’s accepted as fact. Fear that takes people captive, impacting where they live, shop and allow their children to go… (Read More)