Category: sex trafficking

jeffrey-epstein’s-ex-associate-detained-in-france
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Dec
2020

Jeffrey Epstein’s Ex-Associate Detained In FranceJeffrey Epstein’s Ex-Associate Detained In France

A French ex-associate of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was detained in Paris after vanishing for a lengthy period following Epstein’s 2019 arrest, BFM TV reported, according to Reuters. Jean-Luc Brunel was placed in custody, on charges of rape, sexual assault against minors, sexual harassment, criminal conspiracy, and human trafficking, Agence France-Presse reported. He was reportedly […]

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fashion-executive-arrested-for-human-trafficking-abroad
16

Dec
2020

Fashion Executive Arrested For Human Trafficking AbroadFashion Executive Arrested For Human Trafficking Abroad

A Canadian Fashion Mogul has been arrested on charges of sex trafficking that has spanned decades across various countries, the Independent reported. Former Canadian Fashion executive Peter Nygard was arrested in Winnipeg on Monday on charges of sex trafficking that span as far back as 25 years, according to The Independent. Manhattan Prosecutors, according to […]

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ghislaine-maxwell-offers-over-$28-million-in-bail-after-judge-dismissed-her-previous-$5-million-request
16

Dec
2020

Ghislaine Maxwell Offers Over $28 Million In Bail After Judge Dismissed Her Previous $5 Million RequestGhislaine Maxwell Offers Over $28 Million In Bail After Judge Dismissed Her Previous $5 Million Request

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former associate accused of sex-trafficking charges, has offered a $28.5 million bond after a judge rejected her $5 million offering, according to The Hill. “The person described in the criminal charges is not the person we know. I have never witnesses anything close to inappropriate with Ghislaine; quite to the contrary, […]

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police-recover-child-sex-trafficking-victim-at-‘superspreader’-underground-party
09

Dec
2020

Police Recover Child Sex Trafficking Victim At ‘Superspreader’ Underground PartyPolice Recover Child Sex Trafficking Victim At ‘Superspreader’ Underground Party

Police in Los Angeles County recovered a child sex trafficking victim during a raid of a vacant home used for a “superspreader” party, numerous sources reported. The party was highly coordinated and involved breaking into the Palmdale home and using a rental truck to move party equipment. When police arrived Saturday night, they discovered more […]

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mlb-umpire-arrested-alongside-13-others-in-sex-trafficking-sting
08

Dec
2020

MLB Umpire Arrested Alongside 13 Others In Sex Trafficking StingMLB Umpire Arrested Alongside 13 Others In Sex Trafficking Sting

A Major League Baseball (MLB) umpire was arrested alongside 13 other men during a “John sting” targeting individuals suspected of buying sex on the internet in Ohio, numerous sources reported. Brian O’Nora, 57, of Youngstown, was arrested and charged with soliciting, third-degree misdemeanor and possessing criminal tools, a first-degree misdemeanor, according to a Monday statement […]

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‘don’t-buy-sex-in-ohio’:-state-attorney-general-david-yost-announces-109-human-trafficking-victims-rescued-in-statewide-operation
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Oct
2020

‘Don’t Buy Sex In Ohio’: State Attorney General David Yost Announces 109 Human Trafficking Victims Rescued In Statewide Operation‘Don’t Buy Sex In Ohio’: State Attorney General David Yost Announces 109 Human Trafficking Victims Rescued In Statewide Operation

A statewide crackdown on human trafficking in Ohio led to the rescue of 109 victims and the arrests of more than 157 men, according to a statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost. Operation Autumn Hope involved more than 50 law enforcement agencies that focused on rescuing human trafficking victims, recovering missing and exploited children […]

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‘he-was-going-to-put-me-out’:-how-the-covid-19-pandemic-has-put-victims-of-trafficking,-abuse-and-assault-at-risk
07

Sep
2020

‘He Was Going To Put Me Out’: How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Put Victims Of Trafficking, Abuse And Assault At Risk‘He Was Going To Put Me Out’: How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Put Victims Of Trafficking, Abuse And Assault At Risk

September 07, 2020 10:14 AM ET The coronavirus pandemic upended the lives of millions of Americans, and among the most vulnerable groups to have been affected by restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the virus were victims of human trafficking.

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the-wayfair-sex-trafficking-theories-went-viral-—-but-here’s-what-law-enforcement-says-this-crime-actually-looks-like
04

Sep
2020

The Wayfair Sex Trafficking Theories Went Viral — But Here’s What Law Enforcement Says This Crime Actually Looks LikeThe Wayfair Sex Trafficking Theories Went Viral — But Here’s What Law Enforcement Says This Crime Actually Looks Like

Anyone familiar with Twitter is aware of how quickly incendiary, false or unsubstantiated information can go viral.  In July, the conspiracy theory that Wayfair, an online furniture and home goods company, was involved in child sex-trafficking gripped the internet. Conjecture about listings for furniture on the site being named after missing girls with expensive price […]

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