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Here is your weekly roundup of human trafficking stories in the news.

Kentucky Man Sentenced to Prison for Engaging in Illicit Sexual Conduct While Traveling and Residing in Cambodia

A man from Kentucky was sentenced to 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to exploiting two minor girls in Cambodia. This 36-year-old man admitted that the girls were under 12 years old at the time of the exploitation. This case is a part of Project Safe Childhood, the Department of Justice’s initiative to fight child sexual exploitation.

Police: Woman charged with sex trafficking teens in Alabama

A 26-year-old woman from Georgia was accused of bringing two teenagers to another state to sell them for sex. Fortunately, the teens were found and offered aftercare services.

Prostitution, Sex Trafficking Website That Took Over For Backpage Shut Down; Owner Indicted

Homeland Security Investigations and the United States Secret Service arrested a 46-year-old man last week for facilitating prostitution, money laundering, and other charges. He allegedly made over $21 million from promoting sex trafficking and prostitution on his websites. …

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Here is your weekly roundup of human trafficking stories in the news.

Joint law enforcement operation rescues 2 Louisville human trafficking victims

A 17 and 19-year-old were rescued from being trafficked between Kentucky and Indiana. A 34-year-old man was arrested for trafficking these two girls. “Human trafficking can occur in any neighborhood and in any community, and when we learn of a potential trafficking situation, our investigators work to safely rescue the victims and end their exploitation,” said Attorney General Cameron.

Baltimore businessman paid $90,000 to sex-trafficking operation, feds charge

Charles “Chuck” Nabit was arrested for allegedly spending $90k on a sex trafficking business. His arrest happened after alleged trafficker Deangelo Johnson was indicted in October.

Man accused of human trafficking across several states

After police received a tip about potential human trafficking at a La Quinta Hotel in Florida, a 30-year-old man was arrested for trafficking two women. …

Here is your weekly roundup of human trafficking stories in the news.

18 suspected child predators arrested in Waco sting

“Throughout the operation, men either solicited paid sex from children, or enticed children to engage in the manufacturing and distribution of child pornography,” said Chief Deputy David Kilcrease. Even with COVID-19 restrictions in place, predators are still seeking to exploit children.

SLO County officials encourage parents to be aware of commercial sexual exploitation of children

“Online predators will often convince the victim to share explicit photographs of themselves, which the predator will use to manipulate and bully them with threats of further online exposure,” said Linda Belch, adult and children’s services deputy director. …



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