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Gang Targeted In San Diego Sex Trafficking Charges

Seventeen people were arrested Wednesday in California, Arizona and New Jersey under an indictment that targets a gang based in San Diego’s North Park area.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/08/2014

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Parolee Charged With Pimping 15-Year-Old LA Girl In Santa Ana

A Compton man on parole for robbery was charged Thursday with human trafficking for bringing a Los Angeles teenager to Orange County to engage in prostitution, Orange County District Attorney officials said.

01/02/2014

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Teen Sex-Trafficking Victims Share Their Stories: ‘Basically, [He] Kind Of Sold Me’

Two former teen prostitutes shared their stories with CBS2/KCAL9’s Melanie Woodrow, revealing some of the dismal details that embody the hard reality of sex trafficking.

11/05/2013

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22 Busted During Van Nuys Prostitution Sting

A prostitution sting in Van Nuys Thursday evening netted 22 arrests.

10/18/2013

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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

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2 Runaway Teens Freed From Alleged Prostitution Ring

Four men and a woman accused of forcing two girls into prostitution were behind bars on Saturday.

08/31/2013

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

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150 Pimps Arrested In Nationwide Child Trafficking Bust

Hundreds of children have been rescued as part of a nationwide sex trafficking sting that resulted in 150 arrests, federal investigators said Monday.

07/29/2013

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Long Beach Man Charged With Child Sex Trafficking

A Long Beach man is being charged with Child Sex Trafficking after allegedly forcing a 17-year-old girl to perform sexual activities with up to 50 or more men for profit.

06/24/2013

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OC Authorities Fighting Prostitution By Shaming Customers

For the first time in Orange County, authorities are fighting prostitution by shaming the men who attempt to pay for sex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

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Santa Ana Police Nab 20 Would-Be Johns In Undercover Prostitution Sting

The Santa Ana Police Department arrested 20 men Wednesday night as part of an undercover sex sting.

05/16/2013

Jimmy Galindo, 32, of Alhambra, was the first defendant to be publicly identified under the county's "Stop-The-John Project" after being sentenced to 30 days in jail and a $275 fine for his conviction on solicitation charges on Feb. 13. (courtesy San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office)

‘Stop The John’ Project To ID Defendants Convicted Of Solicitation

If you attempt to hire a prostitute in San Bernardino County, consider yourself warned: your face could soon be plastered all over the Internet.

04/03/2013

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Prostitution Case 1st In OC To Increase Human Trafficking Penalties

A Los Angeles man accused of forcing a 14-year-old girl into prostitution is set to be the first defendant to be charged in Orange County with forcible human trafficking of a minor.

03/28/2013

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10 Arrested After Allegedly Soliciting For Prostitution At OC Massage Parlors

Ten people were arrested after reportedly soliciting for prostitution at Huntington Beach massage parlors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2013

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