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Town Hall Magazine,Dottie Laster, Laster Global Consulting, Human Trafficking, ImaginePublicity

Town Hall Magazine Features Dottie Laster: Human Trafficking on Your Campus

The August issue of the popular news magazine, Town Hall, features an article about human trafficking and its infiltration into mainstream America, our upscale neighborhoods and college campuses, recruiting young people who are seemingly academically successful and from stable families. Columnist Elisabeth Meinecke reports, “Now anyone can be a target, even the person you least expect.” Included is the story of a Carnegie Hall violinist who was attending a private university on a scholarship, targeted by traffickers on her college campus, and is still ensnared by the coercion of the group of traffickers. She comes from a good faith-based family and is not the typical victim type, not necessarily a vulnerable target, other than perhaps naiveté and a lack of street smarts. Meinecke pulls the readers into the arduous work of Dottie Laster of Laster Global Consulting and the increase of cases coming to her from such families as described, mainstream America being hit harder by traffickers using a multitude of tactics. Laster explains the “Romeo pimp“ and how he/she is able to literally invade the …