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After An Illegal Massage Parlor Is Uncovered, What Happens To The Women Working There?

Following prostitution solicitation charges filed last week against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft at a day spa in Florida, the case has drawn attention to the state of sex trafficking in the U.S. It’s a broad issue: There are brothels, escort services and other forms of street-level and internet-based prostitution.

Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt learns more about how illicit massage businesses operate in the U.S. with Meredith Dank, an expert on human trafficking and a research professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.

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