Who are the victims? Why do the traffickers do it? Is enough being done to stop these crimes? Human trafficking is lucrative and hard to stop.
Survivors of trafficking often face serious legal hurdles. A Denver nonprofit has designed a new app to get a lawyer on the case, fast.
A recent FBI-led sting rescued more victims of sex trafficking in Colorado and Wyoming than any other part of the country.
- In one case, investigators found a 14-year-old Denver girl who was being trafficked by a gang member.Read more
The Urban Institute paints the first-ever comprehensive picture of the underground sex economy in eight cities, including Denver.