Collin County has nearly 3000 registered homeless children, and one out of every three street kids in the U.S. is likely to be approached by a trafficker within 48 hours of hitting the street.
Sold for sex – it’s a crime happening behind more closed doors than you might think. And sex trafficking is becoming worse in Texas than almost anywhere else in the country.
Bold crimes are happening in plain sight, causing people to join together for the common goal of ending child sex trafficking in Collin County.
Prosecutors said that a Dallas gang member has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison for forcing a runaway 14-year-old girl into prostitution.
A joint operation involving 19 North Texas law enforcement agencies recovered five juveniles during an enforcement action focusing on commercial child sex trafficking.
A new study has found that the market for illicit sex is a $99 million-a-year industry in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two North Texas men have been sentenced to 15-year federal prison terms for sex trafficking of teenagers.
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.