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 nine peopleContinue Reading

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 sex work.Continue Reading

A pair of men are in custody after a human trafficking sting last week in south Montgomery County that reportedly freed four, including a minor, from “sex slavery.” Joshua Albert Regalado, 29, of Richmond, and Jamin Renfroe, 45, of Cordova, Tenn., are charged with promotion of prostitution, a third-degree felony.Continue Reading

CHRONICLE: The fight to stop human trafficking Updated: 8:22 PM CST Feb 4, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript ♪ >> OMAHA’S NEWS LEADER, CHRONICLING THE STORIES OF PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY. THIS IS KETV NEWSWATCH 7’S “CHRONICLE.” ROB: GOOD MORNING. 11,500 — THAT’S HOW MANY HUMAN TRAFFICKINGContinue Reading