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 people
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.
The smell of gardenias and tuberose wafted down the street from a Corona del Mar house on Serra Street last summer. Inside, warm wax bubbled on the stovetop, and wax and wicks littered the countertops. In her kitchen-turned-laboratory, Amanda Meyer poured, cooled and formed candles, just one of the products
A new report on human trafficking in Venezuela’s Bolívar state shows that forced labor camps and sex trafficking rings are rampant in the region’s illegal mines. Men, women and children are being trafficked in a swath of Bolivar state that is part of the mining region known as the Orinoco
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.
FORT MYERS Parents never stop worrying about their children. But if you thought you didn’t have to worry about human trafficking in Southwest Florida, think again. The two big questions parents have are: what is law enforcement doing about human trafficking? and, How do you keep your family members
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Myths and misconceptions over the largest U.S. sporting event are feared harming sex workers By Kieran Guilbert Feb 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – COVID-19 will loom large over Sunday’s Super Bowl, but as thousands of fans brave restrictions to attend the biggest U.S. sporting event, authorities are sounding their annual