Attorney General Bondi Raises Awareness About Human Trafficking
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–Attorney General Pam Bondi today launched a new webpage dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking and recent efforts to make Florida a zero-tolerance state for human trafficking. Attorney General Bondi worked with the Florida Legislature to pass laws that enhance penalties and provide additional measures to stop human trafficking. To access this new webpage, please visit MyFloridaLegal.com.
“Human trafficking is an abhorrent crime that exploits women, men and children,” stated Attorney General Pam Bondi. “We now have tougher criminal penalties and enhanced tools to help law enforcement, prosecutors and regulators stop these criminal enterprises.”
Additionally, Attorney General Bondi will attend the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet Human Trafficking Summit on Monday, Sept. 24. The Summit is intended to start a statewide conversation among community members, students, advocates and professionals about the status of human trafficking in our state. For more information on the Summit, please visit http://www.flgov.com/humantraffickingsummit/.
Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry that exploits women, men and children. Attorney General Bondi is dedicated to partnering with federal,
state and local leaders to end this crisis. Attorney General Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution will prosecute cases of human trafficking to the fullest extent of the law.