The Progressive Conservatives in Ontario are raising awareness about a bill to stem human trafficking. Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli says this is not just an Eastern European or Asian problem. He says it’s going on across Canada and adds just recently North Bay police dealt with a human trafficking case.
Fedeli says men in their 20’s pretend to become the boyfriend of girls 12 to 15 years old and then con them into believing they can have a better life with more money. He says the next thing you know, she is being put out as a prostitute and hooked on drugs. He says that life makes her “Romeo Pimp” as Fedeli says they are called, about $250,000 a year.
Fedeli hopes the Bill to fight human trafficking with stiff penalties against the Romeos becomes law during the fall.
(Written by: Rocco Frangione)