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Lisa says although Jeffrey didn't exactly say he was sex trafficked, he was open with her about some of the things he did and why he did them."I didn't realize it was trafficking at that time, I thought it was just prostitution, I didn't realize the difference at that point."She says she even heard from others, Jeffrey was being sold on craigslist.La Crosse District Attorney Tim Gruenke explains there are specific elements needed to prove to a jury."The first is that people have to be engaged in some sort of a commercial sex act which is usually sex in exchange for money but it could be something else like drugs or really anything of value, the other element is that somebody is forcing somebody else to do that either by a threat, or an act of violence or by some of sort of coercion to get them kicked out of their housing or report them to human services, and the other thing is that the person doing the trafficking gets some benefit out of it so they get the money, the values the drugs, whatever."These elements almost align in Jeffrey's case, but he's not here to fill the missing pieces, which means so long as it's his word against the traffickers, they are free and may be trafficking other children today."When you find out how traffickers look for kids and look for young people it could be anywhere at anytime."He developed a relationship with those men, who convinced him of a different way he could be making more money.
These bills are still pending and are waiting to be passed in the senate.
(WKBT) - Sex trafficking is the focus of a new effort by Wisconsin's Department of Justice.
As awareness of the crime grows, the assembly is currently working on new bills to help protect victims and prosecute abusers.' News 8 Investigates' reported on the hidden and illicit nature of sex trafficking in our January report.
Three new bills introduced by the state assembly intend to help with this issue.
One bill authored by Representative Jill Billings from La Crosse will ensure minors may not be prosecuted for committing an act of prostitution.
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