All posts tagged: Department of Justice

The Roth Show: Dottie Laster and Brandon Darby, Human Trafficking Cases Being Ignored by FBI?!

 Listen LIVE: http://therothshow.com Join Dr. Laurie Roth and Susan Murphy Milano each Wednesday BROADCASTING AT A NEW TIME!  8-9 Pacific, 11-12am Eastern Human Trafficking Cases Being Ignored? More than 27 MILLION people are living in slavery around the globe! Daily we hear about new cases of human trafficking, not only in the sex and prostitution sector, but in agriculture, hospitality, restaurant, housekeeping and other low paying industries. Teenagers are being groomed and lured away from their homes with promises of money and “the life.” Missing kids seem to be making headlines nightly. Although there doesn’t seem to be as many news pieces about the arrests and prosecution of traffickers and pimps, or the rescue of victims, they are being arrested and victims are being rescued, largely in part due to citizens like Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and Bernardo Kohler Center, along with groups of organizations and grass roots advocates across the United States. However, something quite shocking is happening to some of the cases reported to FBI, ICE and the Department of Justice…..cases are being ignored, or given …

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Dottie Laster: Holding the Department of Justice Accountable for Neglecting Victims of Human Trafficking

Trying diligently to unlock the system within the United States Department of Justice and the FBI, Dottie Laster, who works with the Bernardo Kohler Center assisting victims of human trafficking, finds herself in a precarious situation. Working with Brandon Darby, a former FBI informant, Laster and Darby presented dozens of cases of human trafficking to the agencies, following all the necessary protocols set forth, only to meet resistance to investigate, or complete complacency. Brandon Darby has written the full account of the experience in the latest edition of Town Hall Magazine, a monthly conservative news magazine, explaining in detail the shift in priorities within the FBI and his conclusions as to why human trafficking cases are being ignored. Darby exposes problems which arise between law enforcement agencies and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and how by ICE agents rolling into an ongoing investigation, critical evidence is often lost and traffickers walk free with little consequence because of it, causing law enforcement agencies to back away from needed investigations, thus perpetuating the cycle. Darby goes on …