The FBI recently recovered seven potential human trafficking victims in Jacksonville.
The FBI has joined with other law enforcement agencies to help to recover human trafficking victims in Florida as part of Operation Cross Country. In addition to those seven possible victims, the FBI has made three arrests. Another 46 potential victims are being investigated. FBI victim specialists are currently working with local community organizations to provide assistance to the victims.
The Southwest Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking has a grant program for survivors of human trafficking. For more information on resources in Southwest Florida, visit the coalition’s website.
If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888.