A placard of a child sits on a table during a conference on human sex trafficking in Atlanta. The Georgia Department of Education estimates that about 5,000 girls in the state are at risk for human sex trafficking each year, and many of those children spend some time in a public school.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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ATLANTA — Human trafficking is the fastest-growing industry in the world and second most-profitable behind drugs, but one of the most difficult to prosecute, a former FBI agent said Tuesday.