Ep. 8 – Human Traffickers and Technology with Tim Ballard


In this Episode #08, Tim Ballard, founder of Operation Underground Railroad, is back in the studio to talk about the technology & tactics used by human traffickers and predators to groom and exploit children. Do you or someone you know have children playing games online or using social media? If so, this is an episode you don’t want to miss!

Tim Ballard (@timballard89) has gone undercover in the U.S. & abroad to successfully infiltrate dozens of child trafficking organizations while rescuing countless women & children from human traffickers and pedophiles. Prior to founding Operation Underground Railroad, he spent more than a decade working as a Special Agent for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force deployed as an undercover operative for the U.S. Child Sex Tourism Jump Team.

Tim is an expert at managing Dark Web investigations where pedophiles and traffickers trade Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). He has trained hundreds of law enforcement professionals and has testified before the U.S. Congress on best practices to liberate children from sex slavery.

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