LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS 11)--UofL researchers say Louisville is a major hub for human traffickers especially around Kentucky Derby with victims starting at young ages.
The Human Trafficking Alliance of Kentuckiana says a lot of trafficking is happening near Hurstbourne Parkway on the East side.
Officials want you to be aware of how people are lured into the sex trafficking trade.
The Human Trafficking Alliance of Kentuckiana says sex trafficking in the U.S. profits more than Google, Nike and Starbucks combined with victims are often lured on social media.
Around 300 people were at the event at the UofL campus Feb 2.