Patchwork Of Programs Serve Child Sex-Trafficking VictimsThe need for long-term and specialized care to treat child sex-trafficking victims is increasing as the focus across the U.S. shifts from punishment to treatment.
North Texas Couple Accused Of Forcing Adopted Kids To Work At Illegal Puppy Mill Behind HomeJeffrey and Barbara Barrett are accused of using their kids, three boys and two girls ranging in age from 12 to 17, to run the suspected illegal puppy mill.
Texas Woman Sentenced For Trying To Sell Daughter For SexA Texas woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that she offered to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex.
Texas Mother Accused Of Selling Child, Trying To Sell 2 MoreAuthorities are accusing a Texas mother of selling her 7-year-old son and trying to sell her two young daughters.
U.S. Trafficking Report Highlights Vulnerability Of ChildrenChildren removed from their families and placed in institutional care are at greater risk of being trafficked, the U.S. warned Thursday in an annual report.
Survey Finds India Is Most Dangerous Country For WomenIndia is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk for sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows.
Governor Abbott Announces More Funding For Border Prosecution UnitThe unit investigates and prosecutes cases related to narcotics, weapons, human trafficking, organized crime, gangs and other border-related crimes.
Backpage.com Founders Face 2020 Trial In Case Over Sex AdsA January 2020 trial has been set for the founders and five employees of the classified advertising site Backpage.com.
Hearing Set For Backpage.com Founders In Case Over Sex AdsA court hearing is scheduled for two founders of the classified advertising site Backpage.com in a case in which they are accused of knowingly running ads for sexual services.
Backpage.com Co-Founder Released From Jail On $1M BondA co-founder of the classified advertising site Backpage.com who has been jailed for the last 10 days on charges of facilitating prostitution was released on a $1 million bond Monday.
Hearing Set For Jailed Backpage Founder In Case Over Sex AdsA hearing is scheduled Monday to determine whether a founder of the advertising site Backpage.com should be released from jail while he awaits trial.
Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty In California, TexasThe Dallas-based website Backpage.com pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas.
Feds: Backpage.com Made $500M From Prostitution-Related AdsThe owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com are now facing a federal indictment charging them with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.
Human Trafficker Gets Life SentenceIn July 2015, Jason Strickland met a 15-year-old online and told her she could run away to him.
New Video Aims To Encourage Texans To Fight Against Human TraffickingThe nearly hour-long video was developed over the last year by the attorney general’s Human Trafficking/Transnational Organized Crime section.