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Book salesmen raise unfounded human trafficking fears

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Southwestern Advantage, a Tennessee-based book seller, raised fears of human trafficking this week when foreign college students sponsored by the company attempted to sell their wares in Artesia.
Artesia police received several calls earlier this week in regard to a man with a European accent who was going from door to door, selling books and asking about teachers and children in residents’ neighborhoods. According to police, citizens made statements about seeing such salesmen, and with information gathered from social media websites, believed these salesmen to be human traffickers. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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