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The trials of six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man fatally injured while in police custody in April, will continue in Baltimore.
The settlement was reached five months after Gray, 25, died from a neck injury while in police custody.
Labor trafficking can be found in sweatshops, on farms, in restaurants and nail salons, on construction crews and custodial staffs and in American households
Baltimore has become a hub for human trafficking because of its interstate highways and proximity to major airports, city and state officials say.
Maryland has some of the lightest penalties in the nation for human trafficking of adults, which police officers and advocates say draws traffickers into the state.
law enforcement officials have said they’ve had trouble catching traffickers there, citing the language barrier, elusive perpetrators and scared victims.