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traffic

1. 
a. the business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air
b. the freight, passengers, etc., transported
2. trade, esp of an illicit or improper kind
3. Chiefly US the number of customers patronizing a commercial establishment in a given time period

traffic

[′traf·ik]
(communications)
The messages transmitted and received over a communication channel.
(engineering)
The passage or flow of vehicles, pedestrians, ships, or planes along defined routes such as highways, sidewalks, sea lanes, or air lanes.

traffic

Data transmitted over a network. Traffic is a very general term and typically refers to overall network usage at a given moment. However, it can refer to specific transactions, messages, records or users in any kind of data or telephone network. See PPS.
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During 2016, 988 human traffickers were arrested in Punjab, 368 in Islamabad, 35 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), 05 in Sindh and no human trafficker was arrested during the year in Balochistan.
Traffickers will stop at nothing to exploit victims for their own personal gain, Brown said.
The officials added that the several accused human traffickers and their agents have changed the particulars and their get ups including having beard or being clean shaved as well besides changing their addresses due to which the FIA was facing difficulties in nabbing these accused wanted in the dozens of the cases of human trafficking as well.
On the other side, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has announced to publish the sketches of 400 human traffickers and their agents wanted in dozens of cases.
He said that the traffickers were often found to be very tired and confused in the airport or suffering from stomach pain.
The remaining 1,081 enquires were investigated and finalised, upon which 731 cases were registered against human traffickers.
They will run up debt to pay the traffickers and many find that their dreams are in fact mirages that disappear like smoke.
Any legislation that wants to curtail pimps and sex traffickers should to take that into account.
K Singh, Commandant Battalion, SSB, in that five children were rescued and two human traffickers were caught from Sitamarhi railway station.
However, a police investigation revealed that the mass message was sent by traffickers to snare unsuspecting victims and push them into prostitution and forced labour.
Topacio here, while not in very expressed terms, just called me a drug trafficker.
Without formal options and services to maintain their livelihoods, people are more likely to resort to illicit activities or risky, informal means to survive--sectors in which traffickers thrive.