Human trafficking awareness – detecting, reporting and partnering for survivors
Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal activities in the world, exploiting over 45 million people and generating an estimated $150 billion in profits each year. FinCEN has listed this horrific crime as one of the eight national priorities. However, do financial institutions have all they need to detect and adequately report suspicious activity tied to human trafficking? To honor Human Trafficking Awareness Month, we will discuss financial institutions’ difficulty detecting human trafficking and the complex typologies associated with these crimes. You will come away prepared for the FinCEN priorities and what assistance is available to survivors with the assistance of organizations like Texas Advocacy Project.
- Common misconceptions about human trafficking and its patterns
- Red flag indicators to reveal suspicious activity surrounding trafficking
- How to better detect human trafficking in your financial institution
- Partnerships that support human trafficking survivors