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.
Arrests Made In Chicago As Part Of Sex Trafficking Sweep By FBIAgents and police officers swept through 76 cities, including Chicago. Across the country, they rescued 105 children and arrested 150 pimps.
Man Charged With Sex Trafficking For Second Time In Cook CountyA man previously convicted of sex trafficking in Cook County has been charged again, this time for allegedly kidnapping a Minnesota woman and bringing her to Chicago to work in the sex trade.
Man Pleads Guilty To Forcing Girls Into ProstitutionA 25-year-old man who pleaded guilty Friday to transporting a minor from Wisconsin to Illinois and forcing her to work as a prostitute faces up to life in prison for sex trafficking.
Convicted Sex-Trafficker Sentenced To Life In PrisonA former northwest suburban massage parlor owner who forced four foreign women into prostitution — and tattooed them with his moniker — was sentenced to life in prison Monday.