Human Trafficking

“Giving a voice to those who cannot speak and freedom to the oppressed”

human traffickingHuman trafficking is a crime with immeasurable impact on the human condition.  The scheme involves deceptive recruiting and hiring practices and the use of force or threat of force to exploit vulnerable populations of men, women and children.  The fraud occurs in the United States and Internationally.  It involves the use of the techniques above to compel both forced labor and commercial sex acts.

The U.N. and the United States have described trafficking in humans as modern day slavery and the most rapidly growing organized criminal activity in the world. Modern slavery is second only to trafficking in illegal drugs insofar as it relates to gross revenue.  For the most part, trafficking goes unnoticed and is seldom investigated or prosecuted.  For these reasons, coupled with its immense profitability, it flourishes.

The McCahon Law firm is an internationally recognized leader in developing strategies and taking action to mitigate this category of misconduct in corporations and countries.

It is not merely a humanitarian issue, it is criminal fraud.  Sam McCahon is a recognized subject matter expert on the identification, assessment and prosecution of human trafficking enterprises and individuals.  He has served as a frequent consultant to governments and corporations, both in the United States and aboard, on measures necessary to abolish the practice.

Mr. McCahon has served as a consultant and advisor to the U.S. Congress, Department of State, Department of Defense and the White House  concerning human trafficking abolition strategies.  A version of the Executive Order prohibiting human trafficking on U.S. government contacts initiated and drafted by Mr. McCahon was signed by President Obama on September 25, 2012.

Sam McCahon has also worked internationally with other subject matter experts, such as Sindhu Kavinaminnl, founder and CEO of Compliance Consulting Services, Pvt Ltd. of India, to establish corporate compliance programs with internal controls necessary to prevent human trafficking.  Where warranted, they have also conducted internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients and provided recommendations for corrective actions.

Sam is a frequent speaker and published author in the anti-trafficking effort.  If you are interested in securing either a public speaking engagement, training or consultation services concerning measures to combat trafficking in persons, or human trafficking information, please send your request to

For a brief documentary on the subject of human trafficking on government contracts, please see the film “Indentured” filmed in Iraq.  The link for the film appears below.

To view a POD Cast featuring Sam McCahon and Sindhu Kavinamininnl elaborating on the subject of Human Trafficking on Government contracts, please see the Project on Government Oversight link below:

To view a video of Sam McCahon and Sindhu Kavinamininnl entitled “Labor Trafficking to the Middle East: Why if Flurishes and how to stop it!, Please see the video prepared by the Observer Research Foundation, Mumbai, India