MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — Modern day slavery also known as human trafficking is an international problem, even here in the Lowcountry.

It’s a multi-billion dollar criminal industry that denies freedom to 20.9 million people around the world.

Jennifer Williams and Clarissa Whaley joined Meteorologist Chrissy Kohler to talk about a special vigil on Saturday, April 7.