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Lake County women convene sex trafficking task force
According to the FBI and the US Department of Labor, incidences of human and sex trafficking have reached all-time high levels worldwide, with Minnesota among the states showing some of the most alarming rates in the nation. In northern Minnesota, victims’ advocacy groups have noted that local women — as young as in their early teens — are being lured or coerced to the Twin Cities and beyond to be sold for sex. A group of six Lake County women have formed a group to combat the trade.The Lake County Human and Sex Trafficking Task force...