The NCA's vulnerabilities director, Will Kerr, spoke to BBC News stating, "the more we look, the more we find,"

Mr Kerr said: "We have been shocked by the scale of what we have seen...

"As you go about your normal daily life there is a growing and a good chance that you will come across a victim who has been exploited and that's why we are asking the public to recognise their concerns and report them."

The NCA said that signs of abuse included anything that suggested someone was being controlled or coerced into work such as:

  • the manner of their dress
  • visible signs of injuries
  • signs of stress
  • the manner in which they had come to work in a particular area

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Article published by BBC News: 10th August 2017

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