Super Bowl Also Bringing Fears of Sex Trafficking

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Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants poses with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Giants defeated the Patriots by a score of 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Forget overcrowding, the weather, and the Seahawks — the forthcoming New York–ish Super Bowl, which is actually in New Jersey, may have bigger problems: sex trafficking. “When you’re about ready to have 400,000 men come to this area of the country,” said one prosecutor, “you're invariably going to have more people try to take advantage of that by providing prostitutes and prostitution.” Hey, what did we ever do? wondered huge groups of oblivious men everywhere.