(KSL-TV) — SALT LAKE CITY — They go into the darkest corners of the world and work with law enforcement to rescue children from slavery. Now a Utah-based non-profit is bringing its focus closer to home.
Since its inception a little over two years ago, Operation Underground Railroad has conducted 43 rescue missions. They've helped authorities arrest 157 people in 12 different countries. Most of that work has been overseas.
"It's kids being trafficked, kidnapped. This is the fastest growing enterprise on earth," said Timothy Ballard, founder of Operation Underground Railroad. "It's time to look outside the box."
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