• The signs

  • Shelia Fedrick, 49, worked as a stewardess on a flight from Seattle to San Francisco in the United States, when she noticed a 15-year-old blonde girl sitting against the window next to an older man, according to the portal. NBC .
  • The flight attendant who works for Alaska Airlines, says he saw the victim with very greasy hair and a facial expression as if he had “gone through hell”; While the man was older and well dressed. It was the contrast between the two that made Fedrick think something was wrong.
  • She says that the man always responded for the girl, while she just looked at the ground, afraid. When the stewardess tried to talk to the teenager, the man became aggressive and defensive.
  • “He left me a message in one of the bathrooms,” he told the hostess to BCN. “She replied, ‘I need help.'”
  • Aid

  • Shelia says she spoke to the pilot and told him what was happening when they landed, police were already waiting at the airport and arrested the accused.
  • “For 10 years I have been a stewardess and if I had been trained in this as soon as I started I might have seen other boys and girls realizing what was going on,” he told WTSP.
  • Now, flight attendants are learning how to realize the presence of people traffic on an airplane.
  • The airline now offers more training to understand human traffic signals.
  • Recognize victims

  • Even if you are not flying, you can also save lives by perceiving the most common signs of human trafficking.
  • You should notice these signs on the victim:
    • Fear, anxiety, depression, are submissive, tense or nervous.
    • They avoid looking at others in the eye.
    • Lack of hygiene.
    • Malnutrition.
    • Signs of sexual and physical abuse.
    • They do not have many possessions. * Do not control your own money and do not have a bank account.
    • You do not have your own identification documents in your possession.
    • They do not speak for themselves (a third person insists on answering for them).
    • You can not view your own email.
    • He does not know the city where he is.
    • He has no sense of time.
    • There is inconsistency in his story (how he got there, where he lives, who his parents are, etc.).

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