[ad_1] The leader of a Philippines-based church was charged with having sex with women and underage girls who faced threats of abuse and “eternal damnation” unless they catered to the self-proclaimed “son of God,” federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Apollo Carreon Quiboloy and two of his top administrators are among nineContinue Reading

[ad_1] BAKERSFIELD — Over the course of two years, police across California investigated seemingly unrelated crimes and disappearances: teens from the Bay Area who’d allegedly been abused by their pimp and “branded” with tattoos. A woman from the Central Valley whose 3-month-old baby was kidnapped to force her into sexContinue Reading

[ad_1] ST. CLOUD — A two-month investigation by the Central Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force has led to charges against an Alexandria man. Thirty-five-year-old Michael Williams is charged with sex trafficking and receiving profits from prostitution. According to the criminal complaint, an undercover officer responded to an ad posted on aContinue Reading