I-Team: Miami Activists Tackle Human Trafficking

Feb 4, 2010 11:08 pm US/Eastern 

Miami activists are going around telling people there are options to avoid falling prey to human trafficking.

A unique team of human rights activists told CBS4’s I-Team the big Super Bowl game makes South Florida the perfect target for human trafficking and the illegal sex trade.

“They said to you, you have no choice but to sell your body?” Michele Gillen asked a young Nigerian woman whose identity CBS4 is concealing to protect her life.  “Yes!” she said. In her first television interview, in fear her traffickers will find her and kill her for escaping their world, she said, “I’m afraid.”
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