ADF Technology Partner, The Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative is a a non-profit organization established in 2019 with a mission to combat global human trafficking by leveraging corporate social responsibilities directly through advocacy awareness, intelligence integration, technology advancement and strategic data collaboration. ATII aspires to pioneer necessary change in the approach to trafficking prevention, detection, reporting and collaboration to achieve justice and save lives.
The joint partnership between the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative and ADF Solutions empowers field agents to prioritize the human in human trafficking. Law enforcement agents come face to face with human trafficking in the field on a daily basis. The rapid growth in digital data means that investigators have less time to search more data for relevant information. The ADF ATII Search Profiles are designed to provide police and field agents with both speed and accuracy.
These digital forensic search profiles leveraged inside ADF tools use hash values and PhotoDNA to alert investigators of potential human trafficking to include sexual exploitation and labor trafficking.
ADF software has been known for more than fifteen years as a leader for investigators working Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) investigations. These new ATII Search Profiles extend ADF’s digital intelligence reach beyond the software’s built-in Project VIC and the Child Abuse Image Database (CAID) capabilities, to help focus field agents in important evidence that will help them follow money to fight modern slavery.
ATII was founded by Aaron Kahler, who serves as the non-profit's Chief Executive. Aaron has been fighting fraud with a background in financial crime investigations, compliance and consulting. In his career, he spent time working for the New York State Office of the Attorney General and MasterCard as a fraud investigator. Aaron is leading Team ATII to #FollowMoneyFightSlavery by working closely with ADF as well as major banks and financial institutions globally.