230 Arrests In Cook County During Sex Trafficking StingMore than 200 people were arrested in Cook County during a month-long sting aimed at reducing sex trafficking.
Shutting Down Sex Traffickers -- There's An App For ThatPolice say you can help them fight sex trafficking with technology on your smart phone.
Chicago Rappers Ran Sex Trafficking Ring, Feds AllegeSamuel Nichols, aka “Buck”; and Charles Fears, aka “Kash”, were charged Friday with one count each of engaging in sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Broadview Man Charged With Prostituting 16-Year-Old Girl A Broadview man has been charged with prostituting a missing girl, the Cook County sheriff’s office said.
Man Gets 8 Years For Running Violent Sex Trafficking RingDajuan Brown, 39, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated trafficking in persons for forced labor or services, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Sheriff Advertises Prostitution Sting, But Johns Still ArrestedThe Cook County Sheriff’s Police told them they were coming. The agency took an ad out on Backpage.com and warned it was “investigating and arresting” human sex traffickers and those who enable them by answering escort ads. “They still did it,” Sheriff Tom Dart said. “We knew they would.”
Iowa Man Charged In Chicago Sex Trafficking CaseFerid Mahalbasic, 18, of Waterloo, Iowa, is charged with involuntary servitude of a minor and involuntary servitude, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Pimp Gets 45 Years For Beating Woman To Death In IndianaU.S. District Judge Philip Simon issued the sentence last week for Nathan Huey-Dingle, 32, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to three counts related to sex trafficking his victim and another prostitute.
Four Chicago Men Among 281 Arrested For Child Prostitution In Nationwide StingAuthorities announced Monday that four people from Chicago were arrested in a nationwide operation targeting child sex traffickers.
Police, Prosecutors, Welfare Groups Launch New Campaign Against Sex TraffickingAlthough numbers are vague, the crime of human trafficking presents a real challenge to law enforcement and welfare agencies, who have teamed up to try to raise awareness of troubled children who end up being manipulated or forced into prostitution.
14-Year-Old Sex Trafficking Survivor Speaks OutIt could happen in your neighborhood, on your street. Young girls are being lured from their homes and forced into prostitution. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones spoke with a 14-year-old girl who escaped that life and now has a warning for other kids.
Four Arrested In Naperville During National Sex Trafficking BustLaw enforcement officials have arrested 150 people across the U.S. for allegedly forcing children into prostitution, following a three-day effort said to be the most comprehensive of its kind in American history.