OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Ahead of the College World Series, a local group is asking people to be on the lookout for signs of human trafficking.
The Omaha Women's Fund is asking people to watch for these signs:
- Sudden or dramatic change in behavior
- Disconnected from family, friends, community organizations
- Difficulty focusing, persistent fear, depression and/or anxiety
- Evidence of being controlled (rarely alone, cannot speak for themselves)
- Physical harm (bruises, scars, untreated illness)
- [omahadowntown.us10.list-manage.com] Expressed fear to leave employer
- Not in possession of personal identification and/or personal items
- Tattoos that appear possessive (bar codes)
- May be in possession of excessive amounts of cash, hotel key cards and cell phones
- School age but not in school during the school year
They ask that you call the National Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888 if you suspect someone is a victim or perpetrator of human trafficking.