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Officials Announce State Police Sex Trafficking Unit

Officials Announce State Police Sex Trafficking Unit

On April 5, state officials announced the creation of a new human trafficking unit within Massachusetts State Police that will focus on the sexual exploitation of children, according to a statement from the office of Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito. The four-person state-police team led by veteran detective Lt. Pi Downsbrough will

Healey Cracks Down on Sex Trafficking, Indicts Five People

Attorney General Maura Healey charged three men and two women on Friday, April 7 for their involvement in three separate cases of human trafficking across Massachusetts, according to a statement from Attorney General Maura Healey’s office. “No little girl grows up wanting to be involved in a life of sexual exploitation,” Healey said. Healey has

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