Ohio Ranks Fourth in the Country for Human Trafficking Cases (Cleveland 19 News)
January 18, 2018
“CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for human trafficking.
“In a recent report from the Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, more than 300 people in the state were victims of sex trafficking, about 25 were trafficked for hard labor, and another eight were trafficked for both purposes.
“‘On the service, it sounds bad, but the reality is, we know that human trafficking is taking place in every community in our country,’ said Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victims Services and Outreach at the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. ‘Being ranked so high means Ohio is identifying survivors of trafficking.'”
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