Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Legal Dictionary Home

Need Professional Help? Talk to a Lawyer

Enter Your Zip Code to Connect with a Lawyer Serving Your Area

searchbox small
Human Trafficking
The recruitment, transport, receipt, or harboring of people for purposes of profit, including forced labor or sexual exploitation. The victims of human trafficking are essentially enslaved, whether by threat, force, abduction, fraud, abuse of power, or other manipulation of their vulnerable position. Human trafficking should not be confused with