Ending the Scourge of Prostitution

Many are unaware that Israel is classified as a destination and source country for human trafficking, of women in particular.

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West Palm Sex-trafficking Suspect Arrested in Texas

By Peter Franceschina and Alexia Campbell, Sun Sentinel9:18 p.m. EST, February 8, 2012 A West Palm Beach man who goes by the name “Shagg Dogg” and was wanted for sex-trafficking a runaway minor was tracked down and arrested Tuesday by federal authorities in Texas. The FBI and a human-trafficking task force arrested Rashad Emon Clark […]

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Woman Caught Transporting Illegal Immigrants

By: Jeff Butera HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A Saturday evening traffic stop led to a 21-year-old woman facing possible human smuggling charges, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Kathleen Roberson, 21, of Phenix, Alabama was pulled over by a Hillsborough County deputy near Progress Boulevard and Falkenburg Road […]

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Nuns Denounce Human Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl XLVI, Educate Indianapolis Hotels’ Workers

The Huffington Post   Ileana Llorens While Indianapolis businesses prepare to greet thousands of enthusiastic sports fans, local nuns are working make sure the celebration surrounding Super Bowl XLVI doesn’t include incidents of human trafficking. Eleven congregations of Catholic nuns have partnered with Indianapolis area hotels to educate workers about prostitution and sex trafficking, which […]

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Experts: Super Bowl Festivities Leads to Human Trafficking from Florida

Law enforcement focuses on Super Bowl weekend By: Dan Corcoran PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – While final preparations are being made ahead of Super Bowl XLVI, law enforcement from Florida and elsewhere is honing in on the potential for a spike in child sex trafficking.  The federal government reports that Florida is among the top […]

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Cab Drivers Enlisted to Combat Human Trafficking at the Super Bowl

Training is part of plan to show hospitality By MAUREEN HAYDEN CNHI Indiana INDIANAPOLIS — Hundreds of Indianapolis cab drivers being trained in how to show Hoosier hospitality for soon-to-arrive Super Bowl fans are also learning how to recognize sex workers brought in for the event. The cab drivers are part of a larger group […]

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Indiana Passes Human Trafficking Law in Time for Super Bowl

By Elizabeth Prann Published February 02, 2012| FoxNews.com Indiana lawmakers passed tough human trafficking legislation this week — just in time to prevent an event where thousands of young girls could get bought and sold for sex. “The Super Bowl is a huge human trafficking event,” said State Sen. Randy Head, (R-Logansport). “They’re running sophisticated […]

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Human Trafficking Bill Advances In Fla. Legislature

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – The state’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee gave unanimous approval to a bill Tuesday that would increase the penalties for human trafficking and smuggling. Under SB 1880 the penalty for trafficking would increase from a maximum of 15 years in prison to 30 years. The bill would create additional trafficking offenses, some with […]

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AP: Changes Ahead for Foreign Exchange Program

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS    Published: January 31, 2012 at 10:39 PM ET Associated Press Writer Mitch Weiss contributed to this report from Charlotte, N.C. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. State Department is proposing what it calls “significant and controversial” changes to a foreign exchange program that has been exploited by unscrupulous labor brokers and […]

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40 Arrested in Internet Child Sex Operation

  OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – Following a week long undercover operation, 40 people, including a head swim coach, a professional golfer on the Senior PGA Tour, an eighth grade teacher, business professionals and consultants and eight college students, have been arrested and charged with soliciting sex from a child via the Internet […]

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