The definition does not include the requirement that a victim be transported anywhere.
Victims of trafficking can be born in the United States or foreign-born.
Weiner is married to Huma Abedin, an aide to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, and they have a young son.
The commercial sexual exploitation of children in the United States, often referred to as “modern day slavery,” is a multi-million-dollar industry supported by revenue from prostitution and pornography. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) calls the commercial sexual exploitation of children one of the most overlooked and egregious forms of child abuse.
Due to the attention that commercial sexual exploitation of children has received, and its priority among federal, state, and local law enforcement officials, it is an important issue for Illinois to explore. OJJDP defines the commercial sexual exploitation of children as “a constellation of crimes of a sexual nature, committed against youthful victims younger than 18 years old, primarily or entirely for financial or other economic reasons.” A child exploitation crime includes trafficking for sexual purposes, prostitution, sex tourism, pornography, stripping, and sexual performances, and includes schemes involving mail-order brides and early marriages.
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Con artists and scammers are also using the Internet as a convenient way to defraud consumers.
By using "phishing" and website "spoofing," they have found new ways to gain access to personal financial information. The disgraced former congressman has acknowledged he communicated online with a girl who accused him of sending sexually explicit messages, but he said he’s also been the subject of a hoax.An online news outlet, Daily Mail.com, on Wednesday published an interview with the 15-year-old girl, who said the online text and video exchanges, including Skype chats in which Weiner asked her to undress and touch herself, went on for several months this year.In the fall of 2006 the Authority was awarded a research grant by OJJDP to study the child sex trade.The study used three research methods: arrest statistics, focus groups with individuals who were prostituted as juveniles, and interviews with law enforcement officers.I am filled with regret and heartbroken for those I have hurt,” Weiner wrote.