U.S. Prosecuted Record Number of Trafficking Cases in 2010, DOJ Reports
The U.S. prosecuted a record number of human trafficking cases last year, the Department of Justice noted in a “Trafficking in Persons” report released by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Sec. Clinton reported that in the 2010 fiscal year, federal law-enforcement agencies charged "181 individuals and obtained 141 convictions in 103 human-trafficking prosecutions." The numbers do not include state cases.
U.S. Department of State Releases Annual Trafficking in Persons Report
The U.S. Department of State released the 10th annual Trafficking in Persons Report that examines trafficking around the globe and assigns tier ranking to countries based on efforts to address trafficking. This marks the first year that the United States was included in the report and was analyzed on the same factors as other countries.
The full report can be accessed here: