Signs that Someone Has Been Trafficked

*Person acts fearful, anxious, defensive, submissive, tense, or nervous/paranoid in their interaction(s) with you or other people.

*Especially fearful of law enforcement.

*Avoids eye contact.

*Appears malnourished or shows signs of abuse.

* Has few or no personal possessions, including personal documents, money, or identification.

*Doesn’t speak for themselves (someone else answers for them, insists on translating, etc).

*Does not know what city she is in.

*Has numerous inconsistencies in his story.

(Pronouns are general–gender can be either male or female).


*If you see any of the above signs (not all signs will necessarily be present, and this is not an exhaustive list), report it.  She needs you.


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