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Calif. Attorney General To Lead Trip To Mexico

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

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Local Businesses To Help Raise Awareness Of Human Trafficking

Local officials announced Monday a partnership with community organizations to seek Southland residents’ help in reporting human trafficking and other suspicious activity.

02/10/2014

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Board Of Supervisors To Vote On Increased Penalties For Sex Trafficking

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.

09/03/2013

Sharilyn Kae Anderson and her son Joshua Jerome Davis are charged with child sex trafficking and other charges. (Photo courtesy US Attorneys' Office)

Long Beach Man Accused Of Child Sex Trafficking With Help From His Mom

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.

08/22/2013

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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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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

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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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2 Plead Guilty To Illegal Rhino Horn Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say two people have pleaded guilty to international trafficking of endangered rhinoceros horn to China and Vietnam.

09/15/2012

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Authorities Probe Drug Trafficking Scheme Involving Delta, TSA Workers

Authorities are probing a drug trafficking scheme involving Delta Airlines and Transportation Security Administration workers in Los Angeles and Hawaii.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2012

Simone Farrow

Famous Swimsuit Model, Former Penthouse Pet Accused Of Running Global Drug Ring

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.

03/19/2012

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Report: Long Beach, South Bay Home To Majority Of SoCal Child Prostitutes

A new report says that Los Angeles County is one of the “major hubs for sex trafficking” in the U.S.

01/10/2012

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Downtown LA Doctors, 8 Others Busted For Alleged Oxycontin Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say a pair of Southland doctors is among ten people that illegally distributed millions of doses of the popular painkillers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/14/2011

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Feds: Border Patrol Checkpoints On SoCal Freeways To Curb Trafficking

Federal officials say several of the Southland’s biggest freeways are being used as preferred routes for human trafficking.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/01/2011

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9 Arrested In Undercover Probe Of Weapons Trafficking Ring

Federal authorities have arrested nine men in the San Fernando Valley as part of a yearlong investigation into a firearms trafficking ring.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

GUN BUYBACK

9 Arrested In Illegal Gun 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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/29/2011

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