It generates $150 billion worldwide and it’s a problem right here in Montana — human trafficking.
The goal of a Tuesday roundtable in Missoula — which came in light of sobering statistics on human trafficking in the state — was how to end it.
Those numbers include a 485% increase in cases from 2015 to 2021. To break it down, in 2015, the Montana Department of Justice tracked seven cases but last year that number was 68. The statistics — and what we need to do about them – were the focal point of the event.