31 DFW-Area Minors Recovered, Rescued In Month-Long OperationAt least seven recoveries were of critically missing children with ties to sex trafficking.
Denton Man William Adam Jonathan Smith Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Trafficking 17-Year-Old GirlAccording to evidence presented during his trial, Smith, 31, met and befriended the 17-year-old victim in the summer of 2019.
'Nothing Will Hold Me Back Anymore' Says Texas Sex Trafficking Survivor Rebekah Charleston After Presidential PardonRebekah Charleston said receiving a full pardon from President Donald Trump is a gift.
Former Sex Trafficking Victim From North Texas Rebekah Charleston Pardoned By President Trump"Rebekah Charleston’s pardon is supported by her friends, family, and even the Special Agent who arrested her in 2006 for tax evasion," the statement from the president's press secretary said.
Dallas Man, Another Charged With Sex Trafficking After Allegedly Buying And Selling 19-Year-Old “Sex Slave”The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas says two men bought and sold a 19-year-old girl as a “sex slave”, now the pair have been charged with human trafficking.
Plano Police Investigate Viral Post Of Attempted Child Sex TraffickingThe posting depicts a minor child who is standing and wearing a red dress.
Two 'Johns' In Texas Indicted For Allegedly Purchasing Sex From 13-Year-Old Trafficking VictimOfficials confirm two men, who allegedly purchased sex from a 13-year-old, have been arrested in Dallas and charged with child sex trafficking.
Long-Term Safe House For Male Sex Trafficking Victims Opening In Denton, CEO Says It's 'First In The Country'CEO of Ranch Hands Rescue Counseling Center and Animal Sanctuary Bob Williams announced plans to open a long-term safe house exclusively catering to male victims of sex trafficking 18-24 years old.
Denton Man Convicted Of Trafficking 17-Year-Old Girl; Faces Up To Life In PrisonAccording to evidence presented at court, William Adam Jonathan Smith met and befriended the 17-year-old victim in the summer of 2019.
Police: Sex Trafficking Victim Jumped Out Of 18 Wheeler On Texas Highway To Escape CaptorsA female believed to be a sex trafficking victim jumped out of an 18 wheeler on a highway in Texas to escape her captors Wednesday evening, police said.
North Texas Group Looks To Combat Increase In Sex Trafficking During PandemicOne local nonprofit working to combat an increase in sex trafficking says the public's help is needed now more than ever.
Prostitution, Sex Trafficking Website That Took Over For Backpage Shut Down; Owner IndictedThe website CityXGuide.com was described by users as “taking over from where Backpage left off.”
Man Who Allegedly Ran Sex Trafficking Websites Being Extradited To Texas To Face Federal ChargesA California man was arrested for allegedly running international sex trafficking websites that included ads featuring children and earned him $21 million.
Governor Greg Abbott Pardons Human Trafficking Survivor Robbie Ann Hamilton, Lured Into Sex Trade As TeenGovernor Abbott explained the pardon was not just about Hamilton, but also sends a message to all victims of human trafficking that there is a "path to redemption."
Counseling Center CEO To Open Denton Safe House For Male Victims Of Sex TraffickingThe CEO of Ranch Hands Rescue Counseling Center and Animal Sanctuary in Denton has announced his plan to open a safe house that will exclusively cater to male victims of sex trafficking.