For the past 10 years, Annie Lobert has worked to save women from the unrelenting grip of sex trafficking. That’s because, as a former prostitute and professional escort, Lobert learned firsthand about the dangers underlying the illegal sex trade in the United States. Now, it’s Lobert’s mission to help young victims through her Las Vegas-based... read more
"...the public does not understand or have the education to know that 99.9% of the women are trafficked. They’re beaten. They don’t keep the money, and they are in a life that they can’t escape from. The amount of juveniles that are being trafficked is astronomical, and the community really has no idea. It’s almost like they don’t want... read more
"They take advantage of those folks who want to come to the United States, even by illegal means, for a better way of life. They make slaves out of them. Of course, if they happen to be young girls, then they make sex slaves out of them, as well." read more
From Florida to California, the business of sex for sale is thriving on both the street and on the internet, resulting in a $32 billion industry. With an estimated 4.5 million people trapped in forced sexual exploitation around the world, it's an epidemic which is rarely discussed. Throughout the month of June, MSNBC will expose the dark... read more
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