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Sullivan, Hawkins at Risk for Human Trafficking

Oct 4, 2023

“In March, 11 men were arrested in a human trafficking investigation conducted by Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus and local law enforcement agencies working with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit and Homeland Security.

That the arrests occurred may have been a surprise to county residents, who would not expect human trafficking to be a problem here.

But Sullivan County is at high risk for this crime, according to a study recently released by Engage Together, a nationwide campaign from the Alliance for Freedom, Restoration, and Justice, Inc., an assembly of business leaders and global companies working to end human trafficking.”

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