Displaying items by tag: human trafficking

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Adjunct Professor Judith Paparozzi was in attendance last week for the virtual release of the 2020 global Trafficking in Persons Report, after receiving a special invitation from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County woman is facing charges in a South Carolina human trafficking case.

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ROCKINGHAM ― Police have released more details related to the arrest of a man charged with human trafficking in South Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — A Durham man is in the Richmond County Jail awaiting extradition to South Carolina, accused of human trafficking.

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RALEIGH — This isn’t "Taken."

Unlike the portrayals popularized by Liam Neeson’s 2008 film thriller, human trafficking victims are rarely snatched during vacation getaways or from coffee shops, and they are rarely sympathetic characters with squeaky clean backgrounds, Libby Coles, chairwoman of the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission, told Carolina Journal.

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LAURINBURG — A Rockingham woman is facing 11 felony charges for allegedly falsely reporting a missing mother and child.

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