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North Texas Man Among 7 Arrested On Underage Sex Charges

Federal, state and authorities in Rapid City, South Dakota say they’ve arrested seven men on charges of trying to pay for sex with underage girls after responding to online classified ads

08/07/2013

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Texas Programs Try Prostitute Rehab Instead Of Jail

Kathryn Griffin Grinan is a former prostitute who now dons a business suit and heels as she transforms her non-profit into a taxpayer-funded program that is teaming up with Texas law enforcement and courts to reform women.

06/26/2013

One of nine massage parlors raided in connection with a multi-state alleged prostitution ring.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Alleged Prostitution Ring Leader Faces More Charges

CBS-11 has learned the alleged ringleader of a multi-state prostitution ring based in North Texas faces additional charges.

CBS 11–06/21/2013

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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

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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

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