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Location of callers to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline.(National Human Trafficking Resource Center)
Location of callers to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline.(National Human Trafficking Resource Center)

Law enforcement officials in South Florida are rethinking the way they investigate sex trafficking cases. They thought the problem was an imported one — that the victims were being brought into the state from places such as Asia and South America.

While in some case that is true, authorities discovered they actually have a home-grown problem — one much bigger than they imagined.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Wilson Sayre of WLRN reports.

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This segment aired on February 3, 2014.

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