Mississippi Businesses Against Trafficking launches from SOS office

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-05 11:54:13

Secretary of State Michael Watson speaks at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., Thursday, July 28, 2022.

A new initiative to combat human trafficking was launched Wednesday by Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson and business leaders.

The Mississippi Businesses Against Trafficking, or MBAT, program will provide training to businesses and employees on how to spot the signs of human trafficking, and where to report to when they see them.

Watson announced the program flanked by leaders from the Mississippi Board of Massage Therapy, Mississippi Hotel and Lodging Association, the and the Dutch Group, who operate Sprint Mart convenience stores. Watson said those business…

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