Governor Abbott Announces More Funding For Border Prosecution UnitThe unit investigates and prosecutes cases related to narcotics, weapons, human trafficking, organized crime, gangs and other border-related crimes.
Backpage.com Founders Face 2020 Trial In Case Over Sex AdsA January 2020 trial has been set for the founders and five employees of the classified advertising site Backpage.com.
Hearing Set For Backpage.com Founders In Case Over Sex AdsA court hearing is scheduled for two founders of the classified advertising site Backpage.com in a case in which they are accused of knowingly running ads for sexual services.
Backpage.com Co-Founder Released From Jail On $1M BondA co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.
Hearing Set For Jailed Backpage Founder In Case Over Sex AdsA hearing is scheduled Monday to determine whether a founder of the advertising site Backpage.com should be released from jail while he awaits trial.
Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty In California, TexasThe Dallas-based website Backpage.com pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas.
Feds: Backpage.com Made $500M From Prostitution-Related AdsThe owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com are now facing a federal indictment charging them with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.
Human Trafficker Gets Life SentenceIn July 2015, Jason Strickland met a 15-year-old online and told her she could run away to him.
New Video Aims To Encourage Texans To Fight Against Human TraffickingThe nearly hour-long video was developed over the last year by the attorney general’s Human Trafficking/Transnational Organized Crime section.
Texas 10 Most Wanted Suspect Captured In KentuckyA convicted felon on the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives list has been arrested in Kentucky. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 35-year-old Herman Henry Fox was captured Monday.
Judd: Women Will Persevere In Fighting Sexual HarassmentActress Ashley Judd said Friday that the fight against sexual misconduct will be a "chaotic, messy" endeavor, but that women won't let potential public fatigue about the scandals slow the efforts.
Human Trafficking: North Texan Shares Her Survivor Story At SMU ConferenceRebekah Charleston survived ten years of being trapped in the world of human trafficking.