Miami hotels prepare for Super Bowl influx of sex and labor traffickers

By: Linda Robertson January 9, 2020

Super Bowl 54 is coming to South Florida and bringing a flood of human traffickers and trafficking victims with it.

To prepare, the hotel industry convened an anti-trafficking summit Thursday at the Fontainebleau resort in Miami Beach and trained employees on how to recognize and report criminal behavior.

“When there’s an influx of thousands of people, trafficking will go up,” said Sarah de Carvalho, CEO of the It’s a Penalty campaign. “Traffickers want to make more money, so they converge on large events.”

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