Human Trafficking

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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

A new campaign in Orange County is designed to curtail human trafficking at the source. (credit: CBS)

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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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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