Detective warns Super Bowl tourists about sex trafficking risks
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year. She said major events like the Super Bowl bring the high rollers to town, along with an increase in sex workers and those trying to take advantage of the fun-seeking crowds. This week has already been busy according to those familiar with the local sex trade. Police want people to remember it’s illegal to purchase sex and to be proactive when it comes to your own safety. “Be careful who talks to you, who comes up to you,” the detective said.
Rape survivor raises awareness about sex trafficking during Super Bowl LIV
During Super Bowl week, she is promoting a human trafficking awareness campaign. The Women's Fund launches human trafficking awareness campaign. (Miami-Dade County)Before Super Bowl LIV fans impacted Florida, the state already ranked third in the nation, only behind California and Texas, for having the most reported cases of human trafficking, according to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. Andersen had a message for Super Bowl visitors who are engaging in human trafficking: “If you come to Miami, you will be met with the force of the entire community.”Full Screen 1 / 6 Miami-Dade County launched a new human trafficking campaign. Human trafficking is real.