“Over the past two years HSI has rescued nearly 1,000 trafficking victims nationwide with many of them often hidden in plain sight.
HSI will continue our relentless pursuit to investigate and seek prosecution of criminal traffickers while ensuring the victims of this terrible crime are rescued and get the care they need.” His co-defendants Arturo Rojas-Coyotl and Odilon Martinez-Rojas were arrested in October 2014.
Her story highlights the brutal realities of human trafficking in Mexico and the United States, an underworld that has destroyed the lives of tens of thousands of Mexican girls like Karla. and Mexican officials both point to a town in central Mexico that for years has been a major source of human trafficking rings and a place where victims are taken before being eventually forced into prostitution. Even though it has a population of about 13,000, Susan Coppedge, the U. State Department’s Ambassador at Large to Combat Human trafficking, says it has an oversized reputation when it comes to prostitution and pimping. They think they have got a great future with this person.At present, only 18 of the 32 states of Mexico regulate prostitution.Each big city has a red zone (zona roja) where prostitution is allowed.A dramatic road accident, which left one person dead and 13 injured — including five reporters — was caught by CCTV along the Mexico-Toluca highway near the municipality of Lerma on the outskirts of Mexico City.READ MORE: Man captures moment tractor-trailer crashes into vehicles on Highway 401 The accident took place after an earlier crash attracted reporters and officials to the scene to help.