$10M in state funding designated for Ranch Hands Rescue – Cross Timbers Gazette | Southern Denton County | Flower Mound | #tinder | #pof | #match | #sextrafficking

Texas Senator Jane Nelson State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, announced Thursday that $10 million in funds from the General Appropriations Act will be distributed to a local nonprofit, Ranch Hands Rescue, and dedicated to supporting survivors of human trafficking. “Every session we have an opportunity to truly help Texans,…

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So what do you do when you meet an online scammer? Penang artist Queen Lee turned it into art | Life | #bumble | #tinder | #pof | #onlinedating

Queen Lee working on her watercolour painting. — Picture courtesy of Queen Lee GEORGE TOWN, July 31 — Frequent lockdowns and extended bouts of isolation because of the Covid-19 pandemic have led to many of us living (and working) online. And this includes dating. Penang artist Queen Lee tried online…

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Telltale transactions help financial intelligence centre combat sex trafficking | #tinder | #pof | #match | #sextrafficking

Transactional clues — from hotel bills paid in cash to purchases of escort-service ads — are helping Canada’s financial intelligence agency detect human trafficking in the sex trade. The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada is now learning from its sleuthing efforts in recent years to make pinpointing…

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Sex trafficking isn’t what you think: 4 myths debunked, and 1 way to prevent exploitation | #tinder | #pof | #match | #sextrafficking

The idea that sex trafficking is an urgent social problem is woven into American media stories, from reports of Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz’s alleged trafficking of teenage girls to debunked QAnon conspiracy theories about a sexual slavery ring run through online retailer Wayfair. The common perception of sex trafficking…

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