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Sex Trafficking

The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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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Study: DFW Prostitution Market Approaches $100M

A new study has found that the market for illicit sex is a $99 million-a-year industry in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

03/13/2014

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Fort Worth Man Gets Jail For Sex Trafficking

A man from Fort Worth has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution and advertising her online for sex.

11/13/2013

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Prison For North Texas Woman Who Forced Girl Into Sex Trade

A woman has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution and advertising her services online in a North Texas sex trafficking case.

10/18/2013

(credit: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office)

Ex-Con Convicted Of Raping, Trying To Sell 12-Year-Old For Sex

It took a Fort Worth jury just 19 minutes to convict an ex-con of raping a 12-year-old girl and then trying to sell her for sex.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2013

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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

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

2 Texans Get Jail For Teen Sex Trafficking

Two North Texas men have been sentenced to 15-year federal prison terms for sex trafficking of teenagers.

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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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

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