Anna Giaritelli (breaking news reporter for the Washington Examiner) joined Armstrong & Getty to share details on her report regarding the real benefit human trafficking provides to transnational criminal organizations.
As one would expect, the drug cartels aren't interested in helping folks improve the quality of their lives by helping them find greener pastures within the United States. Their purpose is to sells drugs, and their industry is now facing challenges due to the Trump Administration's tougher border policies.
The cartel's response to a less porous and more secure U-S border has been to double down on their human trafficking business.
Listen to the entire discussion between Anna Giaritelli and Armstrong & Getty below to understand how and why the two endeavors are intertwined.