Sex trafficking occurs at truck stops in the United States often in two forms, through pimp controlled prostitution and through massage parlors. Pimps frequently move their victims from city to city, forcing victims to engage in commercial sex at truck stops along the way. Brothels disguised as massage parlors are also sometimes present at or near truck stops. These networks control women through confinement and complicated debt bondage schemes.
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Sex Trafficking at Truck Stops