20 Arrested In Santa Barbara County Prostitution StingA fake ad on the online site backpage lured 20 people to a Santa Barbara County hotel, where they were arrested on charged of soliciting prostitution.
3 Arrested On Suspicion Of Luring Woman Into Human Trafficking Ring With Fake Birthday Party InvitationAuthorities have arrested three people they say began trafficking a Southland woman after fooling her into thinking she was going to a birthday party.
Community Comes Together To Combat Human Trafficking In Their Own BackyardHuman trafficking doesn't just live within the confines of our television sets, and it doesn't go away just because we're not thinking about it. Rather, it's all around us, lurking in our own communities every day.
3 Men, Teenage Boy Under Arrest Accused of Trafficking Teenage Girls In OCThree men from the Fresno area and a 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of trafficking three teenage girls in Orange County.
Fundraiser To Be Held For Local Group Rescuing Children From Sexual ExploitationThe number of children who are at risk at any given time is said to be estimated between 100,000 and 300,000. One of the largest groups to rescue these children from prostitution is located locally, in the San Fernando Valley.
Human-Trafficking-Relief Group Aims To Provide Aid To Displaced Children In NepalA local organization that exists to provide aid for children facing challenges in Nepal due to human trafficking has expanded to raise support in a similar fashion for those children impacted by recent earthquakes in the region.
Man Sentenced For Pimping 20-Year-Old Woman While He Babysat Her ChildTashiri Wayne Williams of Los Angeles pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges on Tuesday
Police: Man Enslaved, Beaten By Local Restaurant Owner, Forced To Cook Without PayA man held captive and forced to work long hours without pay as a cook at a local restaurant has been freed, and the suspect accused of holding him faces multiple charges.
LAPD Officer Charged In Attempt To Smuggle Man Into United States A Los Angeles police officer and a 31-year-old woman were charged Monday for allegedly attempting to smuggle a man into the United States.
Inglewood Man Charged With Murder, Human TraffickingA 30-year-old man was charged Monday for allegedly murdering a transgender woman, and sexually assaulting a young girl.
Police: 2 Men Offered To Buy 2-Year-Old Boy In Covina For $100Police say two men are wanted for allegedly offering a woman $100 for her 2-year-old son as they shopped at a Covina market.
91 Arrested, Dozens Of Women Rescued In Sex Trafficking InvestigationPolice say they have made 91 arrests for pimping, prostitution and payment for sexual services following an eight-month sex trafficking investigation.