The Stain of Human Trafficking: California Fights Back

""Human trafficking is the world's fastest growing criminal enterprise and is an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry.  After drug trafficking, human trafficking is the world's second most profitable criminal enterprise, a status it shares with illegal arms trafficking.  Like drug and arms trafficking, the United States is one of the top destination countries for trafficking in persons.  California – a populous border state with a significant immigrant population and the world's ninth largest economy – is one of the nation's top four destination states for trafficking human beings." - Kamala Harris, California Attorney General, Nov. 2012.  "California Attorney General Kamala Harris earlier this week announced the release of report on  human trafficking in California.  Harris has made it a point to focus on human trafficking as a serious law enforcement issue.  The Attorney General's website, ... also includes informational resources on trafficking."