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Human Trafficking


frequently asked questions on the human trafficking final rule published in 2019.

How to Report a Tip

If you believe you've witnessed, or are a victim of potential human trafficking activity, seek help. Report it to one of the various national avenues below.

-- In an Emergency, Call 911 --Human Trafficking is a crime involving the exploitation of someone for the purposes of compelled labor or a commercial sex act through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Where a person younger than 18 is induced to perform a commercial sex act, it is a crime...

U.S. Department of Transportation Permanently Bans Commercial Drivers Convicted of Human Trafficking

Advisory Committee on Human Trafficking Releases Final ReportWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a final rule that permanently bans drivers convicted of human trafficking from operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for which a commercial driver’s license or a commercial learner’s permit is required.   “This is an important step in the Department-wide campaign to keep America’s...