INTERNATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING INSTITUTE

IHTI's vision is that no child is exploited for sex or labor

"Continue to build movements stretching across the globe because we must put away our willingness to profit from the exploitation of others.”

Honorable John Lewis

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North Georgia man pleads guilty to making pornography of minors in his care

June 18, 2020

By: Asia Simone-Burns June 18, 2020 A northwest Georgia man pleaded guilty to federal charges for making pornography of two minors who were in his care.  Daniel Strickland, 46, of…

4 charged in Billings federal court with trafficking women and girls for sex

June 13, 2020

By: Phoebe Tollefson June 13, 2020 Prosecutors have filed a total of 16 sex trafficking charges in federal court in Billings. The two cases, each involving multiple defendants, list a…

INTERPOL Assesses COVID-19’s Effect on Migrant Smuggling and Human Trafficking

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020 INTERPOL released an assessment outlining COVID-19’s short and long-term effects on migrant smuggling and human trafficking.  While some of the preventive measures have effectively hindered certain criminal…

Billings woman pleads guilty for role in sex trafficking

June 11, 2020

By: Paul Hamby June 11, 2020 A Billings woman faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after she pleaded guilty Thursday to taking three people to…

Man faces human trafficking charge after Cherokee County child sex sting

June 10, 2020

By: Zachary Hansen June 10, 2020 Investigators said a 30-year-old man thought he was going to meet and sexually abuse a girl half his age in Cherokee County, but the…

Billings man accused of sex trafficking minor, creating videos of animal cruelty

June 9, 2020

By: Phoebe Tollefson June 09, 2020 A 47-year-old Billings man is being held in jail on allegations he tried to sexually traffic a minor, received child pornography and made so-called…