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U.S. Attorney’s Office Joins “SOAP Up” in Hattiesburg to Raise Awareness for Human Trafficking Prevention

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Miss. – During National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, U.S. Attorney Todd Gee and his staff continue to bring awareness to the fight against human trafficking.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office is committed to bringing traffickers to justice, assisting trafficked victims, and enhancing public awareness through community outreach. 

U.S. Attorney Todd Gee and Assistant U.S. Attorney Samuel Goff, Human Trafficking Coordinator for the office, will participate in “SOAP Up Hattiesburg: Outreach Event to End Human Trafficking” on Saturday, January 20.  The event will be hosted by members of the Coalition Against Trafficking student group and the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Center for Human Trafficking Research and Training (CHRT). The program will offer participants training on the signs of human trafficking and the opportunity to assist with a community impact project. Additional information about this event and The Soap Project can be found here:

U.S. Attorney Todd Gee’s announcement on Human Trafficking Prevention Month:

Anyone who has information about a potential human trafficking situation or a person who may be experiencing human trafficking should contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text 233733.

Updated January 19, 2024

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