Human Trafficking

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.
Sex Traffickers Targeted In Long Beach During 8-Month OperationLocal 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.
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.
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.
3 Face Charges In Human Trafficking At OC MotelsOfficials 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.
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