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Anti-trafficking service awarded $500,000

November 14, 2019 | News Center Maine

The Department of Justice awarded $100 million to help victims and combat human trafficking across the country. Preble Street’s Anti-Trafficking Services will get $500,000 over a three-year period.

Those services have already helped 200 people in Maine since it began in 2013, according to Preble Street. In the last year, staff saw a 20% increase in minors reporting trafficking related situations.

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