Fighting against sex trafficking, a survivor shares her story

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- In a recent study done by Creighton University called the Human Trafficking Initiative, alarming details were unveiled as to where sex trafficking "hot spots" have been identified here in the Metro.

Statistics were gathered off an Omaha classifieds website called Backpage. Clicks, hits, wording and demographics were all recorded to come up with a map showcasing where sex trafficking is most concentrated.

The map shows that there is a small area of concern in the Old Market. Analyzers attribute this to a lot of tourism – a lot of people visiting from out of state.

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