Tag: Sex Trafficking

Combatting Human Trafficking: How Hilton and Marriott Address a Global Human Rights Issue

It is estimated that anywhere from 20 to 40 million people are trapped in modern slavery worldwide. The fragmented, transient and relatively anonymous nature of hotels has made them critical sites for the trafficking of humans — typically for forced labor or sexual exploitation. But the hospitality industry has taken…

Former Trump Campaign Official Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking

Ralph Shortey, a Republican former Oklahoma state senator and member of President Donald Trump’s campaign team, is set to plead guilty to sex trafficking later this month after soliciting a 17-year-old boy to exchange in a sexual encounter. In exchange, additional charges of child pornography against Shortey will be dropped….