FOX 29 Investigates: Sex Trafficking In Our Area

FOX 29 Investigates: Sex Trafficking In Our Area

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PHILADELPHIA -

An ugly business stained with sex, drugs and violence is exploding on the Internet. It's called sex trafficking, and it happens right here in our area.

The victims of trafficking can be runaways, the homeless and young people hooked on drugs.

They're often brutally beaten, raped and held against their will all so their captors can profit from their misery.

Warning: Some of the details in this report are of a sexual nature and may be disturbing to some viewers.

FOX 29 Investigates' Jeff Cole has a startling look at what goes on right here.

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