Human Trafficking Increase Expected During Super Bowl

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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To combat an expected rise in sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to be especially alert. These are the people most likely to encounter the victims and perpetrators of trafficking — and would be able to provide authorities with tips and evidence of the crime taking place, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said at the “No Room for Trafficking” conference, held at the Fontainebleau Hotel.