Anna Giaritelli, breaking news reporter for the Washington Examiner, joined Jack Armstrong & Joe Getty to share the details of her report regarding the lesser-known benefit human trafficking provides to transnational criminal organizations.
As one would expect, drug smugglers aren’t interested in helping folks improve the quality of their lives by giving them a path to greener pastures within the United States. Their purpose is to make a profit, and their industry is now facing challenges due to the Trump administration’s tougher border policies.
In her research Giaritelli discovered the cartels’ response to a less porous and more secure southern border has been to double down on their human trafficking business as a diversion technique.
Listen to the entire discussion between Giaritelli and the guys below to get a better understanding of the strategy.