Is Cobb County Liable for Trauma Suffered by Sex Trafficking Victims?

Smyrna, GA – On Monday, January 18th, top Cobb County elected officials received notice describing the systemic sex trafficking occurring at the Red Roof Inn off Windy Hill Rd (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080).

UPDATE: Commissioner Bob Ott’s office has informed that law enforcement is now actively working to achieve change at the Red Roof. We receive this news with joy, but we will continue to keep our eye on the Red Roof, expecting to see permanent change in the near future. (Red Roof Corporate’s response remains disappointing.)

Clearly referenced in this notice were reports from several online news organizations, including ATL Trafficking.com, that included many specific and verifiable details regarding the illegal activity at that particular Cobb County Red Roof, including the names of traffickers, their previous convictions for crimes against children, strong evidence of the hotel’s complicity, as well as the fact that underage victims as young as twelve years old are involved.

Since the release of this information, Metro Atlantans have been discussing and sharing the revelations about this Red Roof like wildfire.

Yet, more than a week later, staff members from the offices of County Manager David Hankerson (770-528-2600), Chairman Tim Lee (770-528-3305), Commissioner Bob Weatherford (770-528-3313), and Commissioner Bob Ott (770-528-3316) say that they failed Continue reading

Anthony “Ant” Shivers – Sex Trafficker of Underage Victims

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Description: Multiple Felony Convictions, Sex Offender Registry

Anthony “Ant” Shivers is a known human trafficker who pimps out underage girls at Atlanta hotels in order to fill his own pockets with cash.

Shivers has been convicted 4 times for Enticing a Child for Indecent purposes. Indeed, reliable sources  say they have observed Shivers at Atlanta hotels with victims as young as 12 years old. (Under Georgia law, all minors are considered to be trafficked against their will.)

Other sources have documented Shivers in recent months posting online prostitution ads while sitting inside his room (#201) at the Red Roof Inn in Smyrna (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080) – in other words, he has not changed his ways.

He’s also been convicted 4 times of statutory rape, thShivers FB with money - Copye most recent of which occurred when he was 40 years old (of course, with an underage victim). He is a suspected member of the Black Mafia Family. In addition to the Red Roof Inn off Windy Hill Rd, he is known to operate out of the Motel 6 at 3585 Chamblee-Tucker Rd. He is a known associate of other sex traffickers, some of whom have the last names of Bailey, Littleton, and Continue reading