Sudbury sex hookus
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So they're bored, they're horny -- they're going to call an escort service." They may not realize the girls are trafficked and "think they're there of their own will," she says."I don't know if Meagan is alive and being trafficked in some part of the country, or if she's dead." Martel is speaking at a meeting of Angels of Hope, an awareness and advocacy group that formed last year to counter the commercial sexual exploitation of young Sudbury women.This type of human trafficking is what Angels of Hope founder Cristina Scarpellini calls a "ghost crime," for its hidden nature and the slipperiness of its largely male perpetrators.The event at the Caruso Club will raise awareness about human trafficking in Sudbury, with all proceeds applied locally to combat the exploitation of vulnerable women. The family of the Sudbury teen knows very little about her fate, except that she had started using drugs before her disappearance and -- as they determined shortly thereafter -- had been steered into prostitution by an older "friend." Beyond that, they're at a loss."Her trail went cold four months after she disappeared," says her aunt and godmother Carol Martel.