Attorneys general from border states are planning a trip to Mexico this spring as prosecutors from the two countries fight trafficking in people, guns and drugs, among other crimes.
Local officials announced Monday a partnership with community organizations to seek Southland residents’ help in reporting human trafficking and other suspicious activity.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors were expected Tuesday to vote on a motion to increase penalties for adults convicted of soliciting sex from children.
A Long Beach man and his mother were in federal court Thursday for allegedly working together to prostitute a local runaway when the girl was only 15 years old.
Hundreds of children have been rescued as part of a nationwide sex trafficking sting that resulted in 150 arrests, federal investigators said Monday.
The Santa Ana Police Department arrested 20 men Wednesday night as part of an undercover sex sting.
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.
Federal prosecutors say two people have pleaded guilty to international trafficking of endangered rhinoceros horn to China and Vietnam.
Authorities are probing a drug trafficking scheme involving Delta Airlines and Transportation Security Administration workers in Los Angeles and Hawaii.
An Australian swimsuit model and former Penthouse Pet is now getting public attention for all the wrong reasons. Simmone Farrow has been accused of trafficking meth across the world and using her posh West Hollywood apartment as her base to distribute.
A new report says that Los Angeles County is one of the “major hubs for sex trafficking” in the U.S.
Federal prosecutors say a pair of Southland doctors is among ten people that illegally distributed millions of doses of the popular painkillers.
Federal officials say several of the Southland’s biggest freeways are being used as preferred routes for human trafficking.
Federal authorities have arrested nine men in the San Fernando Valley as part of a yearlong investigation into a firearms trafficking ring.
A yearlong Federal Undercover operation ended Wednesday morning with multiple arrests and the shutdown of a major illegal gun trafficking operation in Southern California.