1. The history and hesitation to answering questions.
A scripted or inconsistency in story.
Unwillingness or hesitant to answer any questions about anything (injuries, illness, or any condition in which they're found)
The victim is accompanied by an individual who does not let the victim speak for themselves
No privacy is given or interprets for the victim. (also a sign of abuse)
3. Relationship and Hostility
Evidence controlling or dominating relationships. These victims will go over and beyond to please anyone around the.
Fearful or nervous behavior.
Avoidance of eye contact.
hostile or combative behavior.
4. Time & Location
Unaware of their location, date, or time.
Victim has no identification records.
6. Income and Wages
The victim is not in control of their own money, does not get paid, and/ or wages are being withheld.
Report Suspected Abuse:
Florida Abuse Hotline:
TTY: 711 or 1-800-955-8771
National Human Trafficking Hotline:
Sms: 23373 (Text HELP or INFO)