Human Trafficking

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Man Sentenced For Pimping 20-Year-Old Woman While He Babysat Her Child

Tashiri Wayne Williams of Los Angeles pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges on Tuesday

04/09/2015

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Police: Man Enslaved, Beaten By Local Restaurant Owner, Forced To Cook Without Pay

A 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.

03/25/2015

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/16/2015

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Inglewood Man Charged With Murder, Human Trafficking

A 30-year-old man was charged Monday for allegedly murdering a transgender woman, and sexually assaulting a young girl.

03/02/2015

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Police: 2 Men Offered To Buy 2-Year-Old Boy In Covina For $100

Police say two men are wanted for allegedly offering a woman $100 for her 2-year-old son as they shopped at a Covina market.

01/08/2015

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91 Arrested, Dozens Of Women Rescued In Sex Trafficking Investigation

Police say they have made 91 arrests for pimping, prostitution and payment for sexual services following an eight-month sex trafficking investigation.

09/25/2014

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Sex Traffickers Targeted In Long Beach During 8-Month Operation

Local and federal authorities will announce the results of a task force’s eight-month effort to target human sex traffickers in the Long Beach area and rescue their victims rather than arrest them for prostitution.

09/24/2014

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LA Man Convicted Of Pimping, Selling 17-Year-Old Girl

A Los Angeles man Friday was convicted of multiple felony counts in connection with the pimping and sale of a 17-year-old girl, the Orange County District Attorney’s office said in a written statement.

09/19/2014

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New Campaign Launched In OC To Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

The Orange County Transportation Authority with several other agencies launched Be the One, a public-awareness program that will include training of bus drivers to spot human-trafficking victims.

08/06/2014

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3 Face Charges In Human Trafficking At OC Motels

Officials Wednesday announced the arrest of three suspects for their alleged involvement in human trafficking, kidnapping and torturing a woman inside of a Westminster motel room.

CBS Los Angeles–07/30/2014

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Victorville Man Arrested In Human-Trafficking Operation Involving 7 Victims

Investigators Friday announced the arrest of a Victorville man who was allegedly involved in a human trafficking ring operating out of the High Desert, Ontario and Redlands area.

CBS Los Angeles–07/25/2014

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2 Hemet Residents Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges Involving Teen Girls

A pair of Riverside County residents have been arrested on human trafficking charges involving two teenage girls.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2014

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Human Trafficking Victims Could Clear Crime Record

AB1585 by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, a Democrat from Watsonville, allows defendants who are convicted of soliciting prostitution to petition to clear their record if they have evidence they were victims of human trafficking.

05/28/2014

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Boy, 11, Believed To Be Victim Of Human Traffickers Located In Mexico

During a call on April 28, the man told Blanca Hernandez he would deliver her son on May 1.

05/15/2014

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Palmdale Man, 34, Faces Human Trafficking Charges

A 34-year-old Palmdale man is facing human trafficking charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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