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Report: Investigation of possible human trafficking at Saudi diplomatic compound


NBC Washington’s Jackie Bensen reports that ICE/Homeland Security Investigations are looking into possible human trafficking at a Saudi diplomatic compound in McLean, Va.:

#BREAKING Federal officials confirm investigating “possible human trafficking” at Saudi diplomatic compound. #McLean

— Jackie Bensen (@jackiebensen) May 1, 2013

Two Filipina women were reportedly “rescued” from the compound overnight.


We’re participating in #PassportDC! Come join us to experience #Saudi culture this Saturday from 10am–4pm

— Saudi Embassy (@SaudiEmbassyUSA) May 1, 2013

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Update: Less than two hours after the news broke, the Department of Homeland Security issued this timely tweet.

Everyone has a role to play in identifying and combating #humantrafficking. Learn more at #BlueCampaign

— Homeland Security (@DHSgov) May 1, 2013

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