Fayetteville man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking

Posted: January 30, 2014 at 12:22 p.m.
Updated: January 30, 2014 at 3:36 p.m.

Gregory Gibson

The Arkansas crime classification is new, but sexual trafficking has been around for years, according to the National Human Trafficking Center. From 2008 to 2012, the center received 9,298 reports of trafficking, with 64 percent involving sex trafficking, according to a center report on Trafficking Trends in the United States.

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