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 By Tammy Francois    Features    September 16, 2013

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...