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RedFlag Accelerator Typologies 1.2 released: Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation included

RedFlag Accelerator Typologies 1.2 released: Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation included

31 Mar 2021

RedCompass Labs are very pleased to announce the publication of the quarterly update of the RedFlag Accelerator Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (MSHT) Typologies v1.2.

We are committed to ensuring that the RFA MSHT Typologies reflect current trends in MSHT, include the latest findings from leading reports, and incorporates feedback from our committed financial institutions and partners.

Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (CSAE) and Sex Trafficking using the ‘Loverboy’ recruitment method are widely reported issues that have featured in recent headlines. To reflect this, the new version introduces Online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (CSAE) typology to help financial institutions to detect CSAE-related activity in their data and adds a new scenario Identifying ‘Loverboy’ Sex Trafficking Network.

The latest release’ key changes are:

  • Addition of one new typology – 7000 Online Child Sexual Exploitation comprising three new scenarios:
    • Identifying Online Child Sexual Exploitation – Perpetrator (7001)
    • Identifying Online Child Sexual Exploitation – Facilitator (7002)
    • Identifying Online Child Sexual Exploitation – Grooming (7003)
  • Addition of one new scenario – Identifying 'Loverboy' Sex Trafficking Network (3004) to an existing typology (3000 Trafficking Network Patterns and Trends)
  • Addition of 18 new indicators bringing the total to 202 indicators
  • Further enrichment of indicators based on external feedback received from banks and partners
  • Fully revised and updated Data Segment for all indicators

To register your interest in accessing the latest RedFlag Accelerator MSHT Typologies, click here to sign up to the RedFlag Accelerator website and our team will be in contact.