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Feds Bust Prostitution Ring Called “Operation Flaming Dragon”

The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, Malcolm Bales told a news conference at the Plano police department, “We’ve dealt a crippling blow to this organization.”

06/19/2013

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11 North Texans Indicted In Prostitution Case

Authorities raided a home in Plano on Tuesday, which they said is part of an alleged North Texas prostitution ring.

06/19/2013

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North Texan Pleads Guilty To Forcing Girl Into Sex Trade

A man charged with forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution and advertising her services online has pleaded guilty in a North Texas sex trafficking case.

06/06/2013

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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LinkedIn’s Decision To Ban Prostitution Infuriates Legal Brothels

A world renown Nevada brothel is furious that prostitutes are no longer allowed on LinkedIn, despite the fact that prostitution is completely legal.

KRLD–05/15/2013

Travis Lekas (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Teen Arrested For Sex Trafficking

Authorities in Irving arrested a high school student after investigators said that the teen had forced a classmate into prostitution.

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

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Dallas Police Focus On Saving Child Prostitutes

A special Dallas police unit is trying to new approaches to identify and save underage girls being lured in the world of prostitution.

09/08/2012

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Texas May Reconsider Sending Prostitutes To Prison

Texas may be forced to reconsider a state law that allows prosecutors to charge prostitutes with a felony and send them to prison after three misdemeanor convictions.

08/26/2012

Texas compelling prostitution suspects Melvin James Bell (L) and Kierra Nicole Benjamin (R). (credit: Houston Police Dept.)

DeSoto Couple Charged With Compelling Teen Into Prostitution

A North Texas couple has been jailed in Houston and accused of forcing a Houston teen into prostitution.

10/26/2011

The Sundial Motel Inn, one of two Dallas motels city leaders are seeking to close because of their prostitution activity. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas Forcing Closure Of 2 ‘Prostitution Activity’ Motels

On Friday two Dallas motels, known for having a high amount of prostitution activity, were delivered letters revoking their Certificate of Occupancy permits.

CBSDFW.COM–04/01/2011

Children are are silhouetted in front of posters for Justice and Protection against Sex Trafficking of Children and Young People. (credit: Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Trafficking Arrests Made In North Texas

Fort Worth police have arrested three people accused of forcing a teen into prostitution. Detectives say the 17-year-old’s outcry to patrol officers started the investigation.

02/28/2011

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