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Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announces the arrests of 59 people in a pre-holiday shoplifting sting. (Credit: CBS)

State’s Attorney Vows Sex Trade Crackdown During NATO Summit

Police won’t just be handling security and protecting visitors during the NATO Summit.

05/16/2012

Dajuan Brown

Man Charged With Forcing 12 Girls Into Prostitution

A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Myong Sim Tarver, 55, of Los Angeles, was charged with one count of prostitution and one count of practicing massage therapy without a license. (Warrenville Police Dept.)

Woman, 55, Arrested In Warrenville Prostitution Sting

Police had observed an inordinate amount of customers frequenting a Warrenville spa for very short periods of time. They made an arrest Friday.

03/16/2012

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Chicago Massage Therapist Calls For Boycott Of ‘The Client List’

A Chicago massage therapist trying to organize a nationwide boycott of an upcoming TV series, which she feels puts her licensed, regulated profession in an unflattering light.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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Cook County Leads 8-State Prostitution Sting, Nets 565 Arrests

Police in eight states participated in prostitution stings over the past 10 days, coordinated by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Alex Campbell

Massage Parlor Owner Convicted Of Trafficking

A Glenview massage parlor owner was convicted Monday of trafficking foreign women, in some cases to work as prostitutes for him.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Kimberly Miniea

Brothel Madam Fights To Get Adopted Daughters Back

A woman who ran a brothel with her teenage daughter wants her two adopted daughters back, and she is going to court to get them.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

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Naperville Masseuse Charged With Prostitution

For Naperville masseuse Alecia S. M. Lonsdale, your garden-variety client simply wouldn’t do. Lonsdale made it clear she was interested only in “upscale, polite gentlemen,” according to a written Naperville police report.

01/07/2012

Handcuffs

Police: Villa Park Spa Was Offering More Than Massages

Two employees of a spa in Villa Park were doing more than giving massages, police say.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Scales Of Justice

Child Porn Charges Dropped Against Teenager

Will County prosecutors are dropping charges against a 16-year-old alleged prostitute who was accused of child pornography after being caught with nude pictures of herself on her iPod.

12/02/2011

Datqunn Sawyer

Girls Tell Horrific Stories At Trial Of Pimp Known As ‘P Child’

A federal sex trafficking trial continues this week, with young prostitutes testifying about the lives they led under the thumb of an alleged pimp.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Rubicela Montero

Brothel Madam Going To Prison For 8 Years

A brothel madam from the Little Village neighborhood is going to prison for eight years, for forcing girls as young as 16 into the sex trade.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Handcuffs

Medical Examiner’s Office Worker Busted In Prostitution Sting

A Cook County Medical Examiner’s office employee was busted in a prostitution sting overnight, for allegedly soliciting a woman who turned out to be an undercover police officer.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

The owner of Nabi Spa, Eun Kyung Clark, was arrested for prostitution related charges, along with (top to bottom) Kyoung Sil, Mi Jeong Kim, and Mi Jin Lee. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Massage Parlor Busted For Prostitution

Clients were getting more than massages at a Lansing massage parlor, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office, which arrested four women including the owner for prostitution related charges.

09/10/2011

Gavel

Massage Parlor Owner’s Defense Attorney Exposed As Client; Mistrial Called

An embarrassing revelation in federal court has led to the removal of a defense attorney from a trial, and the declaration of a mistrial for a massage parlor owner.

08/30/2011

FBI

Michigan Man Arrested In Tinley Park For Pimping Teens

A Michigan man was in federal custody after he was arrested last week for allegedly bringing a woman and two teenagers to south suburban Tinley Park to engage in prostitution at what he thought was a bachelor party.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Troy Bonaparte: Sentenced to 18 years.

Troy Bonaparte Gets 18 Years For Operating Sex Ring

The organizer of a sex ring who forced women into prostitution was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday in Cook County’s first conviction in a human trafficking case.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Lakeisha Curington, Carlos Mitchell, Chester Nelson mugshots.  (credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Is Third Charged With Pimping Handicapped Woman

Bond was set at $250,000 on for a woman, the third person charged with forcing a mentally disabled woman to perform acts of prostitution while being held against her will for four days last month.

06/29/2011

Nicholas Cereste  (DeKalb County State's Attorney)

‘Sugar Daddy’ Busted Trying To Meet Up With 17-Year-Old

DeKalb County authorities are cracking down on “sugar daddy” dating, calling it prostitution over the Internet. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman talks with a woman who says the arrangements are legitimate.

06/24/2011

Carlos Mitchell, left; Chester Nelson, are charged with involuntary servitude. (Chicago Police)

2nd Man Charged With Prostituting Disabled Woman

A second man is in jail Friday after being charged with kidnapping a mentally disabled woman and forcing her to perform acts of prostitution while holding her against her will for four days.

06/24/2011

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