Backpage.com Operators Appear On California Pimping ChargesThe operators of an international website that advertises escort services face their first court appearances on California charges that they profited from aiding the trafficking of prostitutes, including minors.
Backpage.com CEO Appeared In Court, Extradited To CaliforniaCarl Ferrer didn't fight extradition to California, where he faces pimping charges in an alleged human trafficking case involving the Dallas-based website.
CEO Of Backpage Arrested In Texas On Sex-Trafficking ChargesTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the largest sex trafficking bust ever in Texas today.
Nearly A Dozen Arrested In Texas Human Smuggling RingNearly a dozen people have been arrested in an alleged Texas human smuggling ring operating since March.
“Pimp” Operating Out of Dallas Hotels Pleads Guilty in Federal CourtKenneth Richardson, 33, of Dallas, pleaded guilty to one count of using a facility of interstate commerce in aid of a racketeering enterprise, stemming from his operation of a prostitution “ring".
New Friends New Life looking At New Approach to Combat Old ProblemTexas ranks second in the country for human trafficking
Waco Man Gets 12 Life Sentences In Human Trafficking CaseAn east Waco man found guilty of harboring a 15-year-old runaway and charging men to have sex with her has been sentenced to 12 consecutive terms of life in prison.
Texas Wants More Human Trafficking Cases ProsecutedTexas wants more human trafficking cases prosecuted in the state's latest attempt to put a dent into one of the biggest smuggling hotspots in the United States. A new team of prosecutors will work solely on getting convictions in trafficking cases.
DPD: 2 Men Arrested For Sex Assault & Human Trafficking Of 16-Year-OldTwo men are acing human trafficking charges after Dallas police say a 16-year-old girl they met online was raped and then sent to Alabama.
Child Molester Sentenced To 75 Years, No ParoleDuring the trial, jurors heard testimony that Hinojosa repeatedly molested the victim for several years until she was 16.
Plano Man Fights To Stay In U.S. As Human Trafficking VictimAdam Lieber,28, of Plano worries he could be deported back to the Philippines where he was born.
Abortion Issue Clouds Fate Of Texas-Led Trafficking BillBipartisan legislation to crack down on human trafficking turned unexpectedly controversial Tuesday because of a Texas Republican-led provision relating to abortion that Democrats said they failed to notice.