Bottom Bitch/Girl- The girl that serves the most important in the "stable" (see stable). Typically the most loyal victim within the grips of the trafficker who receives the greatest level of punishment/ beatings. Branding- Markings inflicted on the victim by the trafficker (IE: tattoos, burns, etc.). Breaking/ Turn-out/ Turnt- Initial point where a victim is 'turned' into the life of trafficking. Buyer- A person purchasing a victim for their satisfaction and entitlement; AKA: john or trick. Caught a case- Term used for traffickers or victims referring to being in legal trouble; perhaps getting some type of citation. Choosing up- If a victim goes form one pimp to another; this could happen to avoid violence. Circuit- Area in which victims are moved around and sold (city to city). (IE: could be a pipeline between bigger cities and all areas in between). Coercion- Threats of harm or physical violence intended to inflict fear upon the victim. Ultimately forcing the victim to "perform" unwanted "acts" in order to avoid severe punishment from the trafficker. Daddy-The term a pimp/ trafficker will require his victims to refer to him by. Date- The exchange between the prostituted and the buyer (see buyer); when the act of "prostitution" takes place. A victim is said to be “with a date” or “dating.” Escort Service- An organization operating through the use of cell phones, internet, and/or social media which sets up the "dates" between a victim and a buyer (see out-call). Arranges for the buyer to come to wherever the victim is located (see in-call). Family- The trafficker and his victims. Gorilla/ Gorilla Pimp- A trafficker whom uses more extreme forms of physical abuse on a regular basis. Grooming- Process in which traffickers will use to lure their victims into their grips. They will gradually and methodically build their victims trust. Facilitators- Trafficking operations often times intersect right along with actual and legitimate businesses. Certain industries may potentially help to enable, support, or facilitate the trafficking of persons. Some of the most common facilitators in which traffickers frequently rely on may include, but is not limited to:
Advertisers like websites
Airlines, bus, and rail companies
Hotels and/or Motels
Taxi and other driving services
Finesse/ Romeo Pimps- This type of trafficker primarily uses controlling tactics through psychological manipulation. He or she will still act loving or affectionate towards their victim but the threat of violence is always there. In-call- A buyer coming to the victims location for purchase of him or her. Out-call- Victim going to the location of the buyer. Out of pocket- Any time a victim "breaks the rules" or does something that is not okay in the pimps eyes/mind. Quota- The amount of money a victim is required to make each day/night. Renegade- Someone who is involved in the sex industry on own; without a trafficker. Stable- Group of victims being trafficked/ sold by a pimp. The Life or The Game- The world of trafficking and sexual exploitation. Sister-in-law/Wifey- Victims in the same stable and the terms used to refer to one another.
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