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  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal
    SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
  • Nine charged in Arundel Internet prostitution sting

    Nine charged in Arundel Internet prostitution sting
    Nine people face prostitution charges following a Nov. 15 Internet sting in which undercover detectives posed as escorts on a website, Anne Arundel County Police said. Detectives received calls and text messages from 69 different phone numbers during...
  • Sheriff's Department hiring should be probed, county supervisor says

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s 2010 hiring of dozens of officers with histories of serious misconduct should be one of the first things the agency’s incoming inspector general examines, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Monday....
  • Two Fresno men charged in sex trafficking case

    Two Fresno men have been charged with sex trafficking two underage females, federal authorities said Thursday. Anthony Andrade, 33, and Javier Solis, 28, are accused of forcing the 15-year-old and 17-year-old victims to prostitute themselves in Fresno...
  • Homeland Security watchdog is transferred

    Homeland Security watchdog is transferred
    WASHINGTON -- The official in charge of exposing wrongdoing inside the troubled Homeland Security Department has been transferred amid allegations that he abused his position, officials said Tuesday. Charles K. Edwards was scheduled to appear before a...
  • 24 alleged pimps indicted in San Diego, 60 victims rescued

    SAN DIEGO -- Twenty-four street-gang members and associates have been indicted on charges of conspiring to run an interstate prostitution ring, federal officials announced Wednesday. Of the 24 indicted, 14 face possible life sentences in prison...
  • Ohio man pleads guilty in Howard Co. to human trafficking

    An Ohio man pleaded guilty Tuesday to human trafficking charges in connection with the pimping of an Ohio woman in southern Howard County, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan. Howard Draper Jr., 57, of Toledo, Ohio, pleaded guilty to...
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday. His plea...
  • Eighth member of sex-trafficking ring pleads guilty

    They were teenage girls desperate for something better: They came from group homes or families that were broken. Some already had children of their own and were struggling to provide for them. There were also girls who came from environments that seemed...
  • Ohio man sentenced in Balto. Co. human trafficking case

    Ohio man sentenced in Balto. Co. human trafficking case
    A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office. Prosecutors said Bennie Veasey, 32, lured a 19-year-old woman to Towson, where he...
  • Former Baltimore officer pleads guilty to pimping teenage wife

    Former Baltimore officer pleads guilty to pimping teenage wife
    A former Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to serving as a pimp for his 19-year-old wife and another young woman who lived with him. Between February and May of last year, Lamin Manneh, 32, advertised the two women's...