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Sex trafficking moves to social media to find victims and perpetrators, Connecticut authorities say

From recruiting and grooming sex workers to finding customers, the internet is being used in every stage of the sex trafficking game. “You can’t understate the extent to which the internet has changed the crime,” said Erin Williamson, US survivor care program director at Love146, a New Haven-based nonprofit dedicated to eradicating sex trafficking at home and abroad. “The internet facilitates access to victims and is being used to facilitate the sale of sex.”

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