Human Trafficking

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Man Arrested For Prostituting Two Teen Runaways From Sacramento Pleads Guilty

A man whose primary income prosecutors say came from prostituting women and girls across the U.S. has pleaded guilty to trafficking a 15-year-old.


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Gov. Brown Signs Bills Upgrading Human Trafficking Laws

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law seven new bills intended to thwart human trafficking.


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Man Pleads Guilty In Sacramento Sex-Trafficking Case

A 28-year-old Chicago man has pleaded guilty to a sex trafficking offense involving an underage girl in the Sacramento area.



Human Trafficking Brings Easy Money, Hard Lives For Teenage Girls

Sacramento is Northern California’s gateway for human trafficking in part because of its location. The Interstate 80 corridor makes moving people easy.


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Sacramento Father Accused Of Pimping, Having Sex With Underage Girl

The self-proclaimed loving father was arrested for allegedly using at least one girl under the age of 16 as a sex slave, cashing in on her innocence.


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Human Trafficking Charges Tossed Against Saudi Princess In Southern California

The announcement came during what had been expected to be the arraignment of Meshael Alayban, 42, on the felony charge punishable by up to 12 years in prison.


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Sacramento Man Accused Of Human Trafficking In Ohio

State troopers in northern Ohio say a traffic stop led to the discovery of two women who say they were forced into prostitution.


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Local Nonprofit Using Peer-To-Peer Mentoring To Rescue Women From Prostitution

One of Sacramento’s most wanted has been arrested, accused of allegedly pimping an underage girl.


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California Says Human Trafficking Is Growing

California’s attorney general says the number of people identified as victims of human trafficking in the state has increased steadily since 2010.



California Voters Boost Penalties For Human Trafficking

California will toughen its penalties for human trafficking and its monitoring of sex offenders under an initiative approved Tuesday.


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Advocates Enlisting Truckers In Fight Against Human Trafficking

A national non-profit organization is teaming up with the California Trucking Association in hopes of teaching truck drivers how to spot and report sex trafficking suspects out on the road.