Wilson: Human trafficking continues through pandemic

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

STATE — Anderson and Greenville counties were among the top five counties in the state for reports of suspected human trafficking last year.

“Human trafficking is a horrible, horrible blight on this state,” South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson said last month during a news conference on the release of the South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force’s 2020 Annual Report. “We continue to see cases of both labor and sex trafficking, even through the pandemic.”

January was Human Trafficking Awareness Month in South Carolina.

“Human trafficking is a complex crime that infiltrates

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