Human Trafficking News
Germany: 7 arrested in raids on sex traffickers
German authorities say they have raided 62 properties and arrested seven people in an investigation of an alleged trafficking ring set up to bring Thai women and transsexuals to Germany to work as prostitutes
Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal
President Donald Trump has slammed California Gov. Jerry Brown's posture on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border
The Latest: California sees agreement near on border troops
California Gov. Jerry Brown says he is "pretty close" to an agreement with the Trump administration on sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border
Backpage.com co-founder released from jail on a $1M bond
A co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.
Rohingya lawyer urges UN to refer Myanmar to ICC for crimes
A lawyer from Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority focusing on the trauma, mass rape and trafficking of its girls and women is urging the U.N. Security Council to refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court for its "horrific crimes"
The Latest: Lawyer says leader of secretive group innocent
An attorney for the leader of a secretive group accused of coercing female followers into having sex and getting branded with his initials says he's innocent
Backpage.com founder freed on $1M bond in case over sex ads
A founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com was released from custody after spending a week in jail on charges that accuse him of publishing prostitution ads
Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer pleads guilty to conspiracy, money laundering
The founder and chief executive officer of Backpage.com, a website linked to human trafficking, has pleaded guilty to charges including conspiring to facilitate prostitution and money laundering. Carl Ferrer, 57, of Frisco, Texas, will face a maximum of five years in prison. Part of his plea
Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty, will testify against others
The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at the website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel."
Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty to state, US charges
The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed a lucrative nationwide "online brothel" pleaded guilty to state and federal charges, and agreed to testify in ongoing prosecutions against others at Backpage.com