What is delivery Fund?
Our fight against human trafficking Play Video. DeliverFund is a nonprofit intelligence organization that leverages cutting-edge technology in the fight against human trafficking in the US. This crime is happening right under our noses.
Who is Nic McKinley?
Nic McKinley is the founder and Executive Director of DeliverFund, a nonprofit private intelligence organization.
What is the human trafficking?
Human trafficking is the physical movement of people across and within borders through deceptive means, force or coercion. The people who commit human trafficking offences are motivated by the continuing exploitation of their victims once they reach their destination country.
What do traffickers look for in victims?
Targeting the Victim Traffickers are adept at identifying people with noticeable vulnerabilities or needs. They may scour specific locations such as bus stations, shelters, or local malls looking for someone without a safe place to stay or who they may be able to charm with their flattery and attention.
How can you tell if someone is being human trafficked?
Warning Signs of Human Trafficking
- Appearing malnourished.
- Showing signs of physical injuries and abuse.
- Avoiding eye contact, social interaction, and authority figures/law enforcement.
- Seeming to adhere to scripted or rehearsed responses in social interaction.
- Lacking official identification documents.
How do traffickers manipulate their victims?
The way traffickers begin the process of exploiting their victims isn’t always transparent. They may start slowly, by pushing their victim to do things they might be uncomfortable with, like asking them to have sex with a friend once or arranging a date for them as a way to make some quick money.
What are the top 10 cities for human trafficking?
American cities with the highest number of reported human trafficking cases in 2019 included:
- Washington, D.C.
- Atlanta, GA.
- Orlando, FL.
- Miami, FL.
- Las Vegas, NV.
What are the 3 methods of trafficking?
The 3 most common types of human trafficking are sex trafficking, forced labor, and debt bondage.
What is the number 1 human trafficking state?
California consistently has the highest human trafficking rates in the United States, with 1,507 cases reported in 2019.
How do human traffickers make money?
Trafficking involves transporting someone into a situation of exploitation. This can include forced labor, marriage, prostitution, and organ removal. Human trafficking earns global profits of roughly $150 billion a year for traffickers, $99 billion of which comes from commercial sexual exploitation.
How do traffickers recruit their victims?
Sex and human traffickers get their victims through the use of physical force, threats, psychological manipulation, and other tactics. In other cases, traffickers looking for a new victim may physically capture or restrain their target until they can gain control of them.
Are human traffickers psychopaths?
Traffickers motivated by profit take advantage of vulnerable individuals, ignoring the consequences of their actions on those lives. The trafficker’s apparent lack of empathy or guilt and the ability to shut the self off from the impact of their actions is not unlike some of the noted characteristics of a psychopath.