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Leonys Martin #2 of the Texas Rangers (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Guilty Plea Entered By Cuban Ballplayer Smuggler, Has Ties To Leonys Martin

A man accused of leading a human trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.

08/22/2014

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Teens Rescued In Denton County Human Trafficking Sting

Life has been very different over the past few days for a couple of North Texas teens.

07/22/2014

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

FBI Director: “We Will Crush These Pimps”

A dozen children were rescued across Texas, and several people arrested, as part of a nationwide operation targeting child sex trafficking.

06/23/2014

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Sex Trafficking Ring Busted, 13 Women Saved

It took little more than a year for authorities to rescue 13 human trafficking victims in North Texas.

06/11/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

State Campaign To Combat Human Trafficking

Various local, state and federal officials plan to announce a new Texas campaign to combat human trafficking. The announcement will be made in Houston Tuesday.

06/03/2014

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Five Juveniles Recovered In North Texas Human Trafficking Sting

A joint operation involving 19 North Texas law enforcement agencies recovered five juveniles during an enforcement action focusing on commercial child sex trafficking.

04/08/2014

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More Than 100 People Found In Suspected Texas Stash House

A house overflowing with more than 100 people presumed to be in the U.S. illegally was uncovered in Texas on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.

03/19/2014

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Dallas Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of Children

Keith Williams, aka “Chucky Blood,” 24, of Dallas, appeared in federal court Tuesday and pleaded guilty, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney, to one count of sex trafficking of children.

02/26/2014

Amnesty International activists wearing T-shirts reading 'end modern slavery'. (credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

KRLD Community Hero: Fighting Human Trafficking

Today we are recognizing a woman in Euless who has made it her mission in life to help those who are lured into the trade here in North Texas and abroad.

11/08/2013

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DFW Nonprofit Battles Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, but a DFW-based nonprofit is working to help woman and children around the world find freedom.

09/24/2013

Travis Lekas (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Police Believe Teen May Have Other Sex Trafficking Victims

There is new information today about the 17-year-old Irving boy accused of forcing a female classmate into prostitution. Travis Lekas remains in the Dallas County Jail. The Irving Nimitz High School student faces several charges — including one count of compelling prostitution.

CBSDFW.COM–05/15/2013

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I-Team: Website Allows Users To Rate Prostitutes

People like to read reviews online before buying a car or reserving a hotel room. But one website, once based right here in the metroplex, takes reviewing to the extreme.

CBS 11–04/29/2013

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