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Human Trafficking

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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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Sylmar Couple Charged With Human Trafficking, Slavery Involving Young Girl

A Sylmar couple has been charged with human trafficking and slavery involving a 9-year-old girl who was smuggled from El Salvador.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris releases a report on the growing influence of transnational criminal organizations and "cyber-gangs" in California on March 20, 2014. (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX1070 Newsradio)

Attorney General: California Biggest Target For Cartels, Transnational Gangs In US

Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2014

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Congressional Hearing At Cal State Fullerton Looks At Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is a growing problem both in Southern California and globally, officials testified at a congressional hearing Monday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/04/2013

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Human Trafficking Charge Dismissed Against Saudi Princess

Prosecutors Friday dismissed a human-trafficking charge against a Saudi princess.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2013

Meshael Alayban was arrested at her condominium in Irvine after the victim, a 30-year-old woman from Kenya, left the residence and flagged down a passing bus, authorities said. (Photo courtesy OC Sheriff's Dept.)

Saudi Princess Set To Be Arraigned On Trafficking Charge

A Saudi princess is scheduled to be arraigned in a Southern California courtroom on charges she took her maid’s passport and forced her to work long hours for meager pay.

09/20/2013

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New Shelter In San Bernardino Helps Victims Of Human Trafficking, Prostitution

A new shelter in San Bernardino is helping victims of human trafficking and prostitution.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

The suspects, pictured here, were identified as (L-R) Ibrahim Binhajjyahyaabdulmalik, 25, a resident of San Jose; Khalid Binhajjyahyaabdulmalik, 23, a resident of Gilroy; Abubakr Horrington, 32, a resident of Gilroy; Jerry Landers, 21, a resident of Gilroy; Ana Ceja, 20, a resident of San Jose.  (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Riverside DA Dismisses Human Trafficking Charges Against 5

The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office Thursday dismissed charges against five people previously charged with human trafficking.

09/05/2013

The suspects, pictured here, were identified as (L-R) Ibrahim Binhajjyahyaabdulmalik, 25, a resident of San Jose; Khalid Binhajjyahyaabdulmalik, 23, a resident of Gilroy; Abubakr Horrington, 32, a resident of Gilroy; Jerry Landers, 21, a resident of Gilroy; Ana Ceja, 20, a resident of San Jose.  (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

5 Accused Of Abducting Teen From Compton Allegedly For Prostitution

Five people were arrested in Moreno Valley on suspicion of abducting a teenager from Compton allegedly for prostitution.

08/18/2013

Meshael Alayban was arrested at her condominium in Irvine after the victim, a 30-year-old woman from Kenya, left the residence and flagged down a passing bus, authorities said. (Photo courtesy OC Sheriff's Dept.)

Arraignment Postponed For Saudi Princess Accused Of Human Trafficking

A Saudi princess was scheduled to be formally charged Monday for human trafficking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2013

Meshael Alayban was arrested at her condominium in Irvine after the victim, a 30-year-old woman from Kenya, left the residence and flagged down a passing bus, authorities said. (Photo courtesy OC Sheriff's Dept.)

Saudi Princess Accused Of Human Trafficking In OC Posts Bail

A Saudi princess was released Thursday after posting $5 million bail following an arrest on suspicion of holding a domestic servant against her will.

CBS Los Angeles–07/11/2013

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