16 Apr Freedom Light Executive Director Quoted in Forbes
Freedom Light Executive Director Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco provided insight on human trafficking and the erotic massage industry for Forbes.
“According to a 2018 study by the nonprofit Polaris Project, the illicit massage industry in America was estimated to generate about $2.5 billion in revenue a year. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, a human trafficking expert and author of the book Hidden in Plain Sight, puts that number considerably higher now—as much as $4.5 billion in annual revenue (including what customers spend for a massage and sexual services), or about one-quarter of the overall $16 billion massage services industry.”
Read more on her insights here.