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Sex Trafficking

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Man Gets 6 Years In Trafficking, Prostitution Case

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and prostitution charges involving 16- and 17-year-old girls.

06/28/2014

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Officials, Law Enforcement Talk Sex Trafficking

With tougher laws on the books to punish human traffickers and more awareness about those forced into sexual slavery, prosecutors, lawmakers and police met Friday to plot a plan to eradicate human sex trafficking.

04/25/2014

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LA County DA Announces Program To Help Young Sex Trafficking Victims

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Wednesday announced a diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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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.

02/07/2014

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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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Hundreds March Against Sex Trafficking In Compton

Hundreds of residents, along with community leaders, gathered in Compton Thursday night to march against sex trafficking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

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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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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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Long Beach Man, 34, Charged With Forcing Women To Work As Prostitutes

A Long Beach man has been charged with forcing women he recruited online to work as prostitutes.

03/01/2013

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Girls Rescued During Sex Trafficking Sting In Riverside, San Bernardino Counties

Two young girls were rescued and 15 people were arrested during a sex trafficking sting in Riverside and San Bernardino counties last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2013

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L.A. County Officials Move Towards Creating Task Force To Halt Child Prostitution

Some children in L.A. County’s foster care system are reportedly being recruited as child prostitutes and officials want a new task force to address the problem.

11/27/2012

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Human Trafficking Spreading In Calif.

The number of people identified as victims of human trafficking in California has increased steadily since 2010 as the crime has become a growing threat, California Attorney General Kamala Harris reported Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2012

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Officials Unveil Campaign To Raise Awareness On Child Sex Trafficking

Law enforcement, transit and business leaders Thursday unveiled a multimedia ad campaign aimed at raising awareness of child sex trafficking.

05/31/2012

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Long Beach Man Indicted On Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

A Long Beach was arraigned Monday in federal court after being indicted by a grand jury with sex trafficking and forced labor charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2012

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New Documentary Says Sex Trafficking Happens In Los Angeles

When you think about the horrors of human trafficking or sex slaves, you likely think of it as a problem happening “over there.”

09/15/2011

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