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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

crimes against women

Crimes Against Women Conference Underway

Today is the first day of a three-day international conference focusing on violence and women. The 8th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women is underway in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2013

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Man Sentenced For Human Smuggling Via Plane To Texas

A Mexican man has been sentenced to prison for trying to smuggle illegal immigrants onto a charter flight bound for a major Texas city.

11/29/2012

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Human Trafficking On The Rise Across North Texas

Police say a crime that targets young North Texas girls is increasing — human trafficking. One police officer and member of the North Texas Trafficking Task Force said the number of girls being victimized is on the rise.

09/21/2012

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Fort Worth Officers Say Feds Ignored Human Trafficking Victim

A pair of Fort Worth police officers spoke freely with CBS 11 News about why they believe federal immigration officials botched an investigation.

02/23/2012

Lewisville Coach Charged With Human Trafficking

Police say the coach repeatedly threatened the 16-year-old student because the student wouldn’t sell gourmet popcorn to help fund a club team operated by the coach.

10/21/2011

Escorts help illegal migrants get into a truck. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas House Passes Human Trafficking Bill

People convicted of human trafficking would face tougher penalties under legislation that has passed the Texas House.

04/07/2011

Escorts help illegal migrants get into a truck. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Toughens Human Trafficking Penalties

The Texas Senate has voted to toughen penalties for human trafficking, including life sentences for repeat offenders.

03/23/2011

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

Bill Aims To Help Victims Of Human Trafficking

If a bill proposed by U.S. Senator John Cornyn passes, the federal government could soon be reaching out a hand to the victims of human trafficking.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2011

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Former Sex Slave Helping Find Helpless Girls

There is a massive undercover effort underway across North Texas to stop sex trafficking.

01/31/2011

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Former Prostitute: Sex Trafficking ‘Hidden’ Epidemic In DFW

She was just 14 years old the first time she was sold for sex. “A lot of it comes from survival, what you might call survival sex,” said a former sex trafficking victim, who did not want to reveal her identity.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2010

Texas Attorney General Gregg Abbott. (CBSDFW.com)

Abbott In Arlington To Talk Trafficking

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says the state is getting ready for a law enforcement problem that follows every Super Bowl.

11/17/2010

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