Polaris Fact Sheet: Business Transparency to Combat Human Trafficking

This Fact Sheet was originally published by Polaris.

In cities throughout the United States, human trafficking rings operate illicit massage businesses, where women are forced to engage in commercial sex. Criminals engaged in human trafficking and money laundering are able to take advantage of the lack of transparency surrounding beneficial ownership of business entities to evade criminal prosecution. Congress must take action to ensure that law enforcement officials can identify the individual traffickers that control or benefit from illicit massage businesses and hold them accountable.

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This Fact Sheet was originally published by Polaris.