Several posters similar to the one pictured above have been placed at various locations around the Southland.

Civil-Rights Activists Demand Probe Of Maxine Waters ‘Poverty Pimp’ Posters

Southland civil rights leaders Monday called for an investigation into what they described as a racially offensive campaign against local Congresswoman Maxine Waters.


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Previously Convicted Pimp Sentenced For Forcing SoCal Woman Into Prostitution

A man previously convicted of acting as a pimp was sentenced Friday for forcing a local woman into prostitution.


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19-Year-Old Female Pimp Takes Plea Deal In Case Involving Girl, 14

The maximum potential sentence is 12 years, according to the D.A.’s office.


Pastor Kevin Brown is trying to help save women from the life. (credit: CBS)

Pastor Tries To Get Young Victims Of Sex Trafficking Off OC Streets

The murder Tuesday of 17-year-old Aubreyanna Sade Parks of Yorba Linda, shows how deadly the life can be.


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How Ex-Call Girl Helped Nab Notorious Hollywood Madam Heidi Fleiss

A former high-class call girl who worked for Heidi Fleiss in the 1990s is sharing how she helped turn in the notorious Hollywood madam.

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Sara Kruzan, left, will soon be free. (credit: Anne Rogan/UGC)

Riverside Woman Imprisoned After Killing Her Pimp Will Soon Be Free After 19 Years

A Riverside woman who has been imprisoned for 19 years, will soon have her first taste of freedom in nearly two decades.


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Alleged Fugitive Pimp Busted In Las Vegas

An alleged pimp who has been on the run since he evaded a prostitution sting in Van Nuys earlier this year has been arrested in Las Vegas, according to authorities.


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.



Pimp Slapped With 7 Year Prison Sentence

A 33-year-old Los Angeles man was slapped with a seven year prison sentence Friday for being a pimp in Anaheim.


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Santa Ana Man, 28, Pleads Not Guilty To Pimping Near Disneyland

Officials say a 28-year-old man who allegedly ran a prostitution ring out of a hotel near Disneyland, has pleaded not guilty.


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8 Indicted In Inland Empire Teenage Sex Trafficking Ring

Several Los Angeles-area gang members are among eight people indicted on sex trafficking charges for allegedly prostituting teen girls, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2012

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LAPD Arrests Man, 27, For Allegedly Forcing 15-Year-Old Girl To Work As Prostitute

Los Angeles police Wednesday said they arrested a 27-year-old man who allegedly forced a 15-year-old girl to work as a prostitute.


Calvin Sneed, accused of being a pimp, was allegedly murdered by one of his prostitute's parents. (credit: CBS)

Parents Accused Of Killing Their 17-Year-Old Daughter’s Pimp

A San Francisco couple is accused of murdering a Los Angeles man they say was their 17-year-old daughter’s pimp.



Convicted Pimp To Get New Sentence In Prostitution Case

A Reno man given life in prison for recruiting two teenage girls to work as prostitutes in California will be resentenced by a federal judge in Riverside.


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Calif. Supreme Court To Define What Makes A ‘Pimp’

The issue of when exactly someone becomes a pimp has reached the highest court in the state.

CBS Los Angeles–03/08/2011