August 1, 2019
Victims of human trafficking, stalking and sexual offenses gain additional protections under legislation signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday that conceals their addresses from preying perps.
The state’s “Address Confidentiality Program” already protects domestic violence victims by giving state-provided substitute addresses for all work, home or school addresses.
The new law expands the program’s scope to include sex crime victims deemed at “increased risk” should their addresses be searchable by those who wish to do them harm.
“Victims of heinous crimes like sexual assault and human trafficking