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  • Man charged with promoting prostitution

    Man charged with promoting prostitution
    An East Moline man has been charged with promoting prostitution after authorities say he rented a room at a Schiller Park motel where he was arranging for clients to have sex with a prostitute. Jermaine Jackson, 29, was arrested outside a Motel 6 at...
  • Leading Chinese Director Wang Quan'an Held on Paid Sex Charges

    HONG KONG -- Wang Quan'an, winner of a Golden Bear in Berlin and one of China's leading film directors, has been held by authorities in Beijing on charges of using a prostitute. In a statement, Beijing police said that Wang was found last week with a...
  • Sex slavers arrested in Orlando for trafficking women from prison, MBI says

    Sex slavers arrested in Orlando for trafficking women from prison, MBI says
    An elderly man and two other suspects were charged Thursday in an unusual human-trafficking scheme — recruiting felons from a Florida prison for women for a violent prostitution operation in Orlando, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation...
  • U.S. states boost anti-trafficking laws but slow to help sex, labor slaves

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rising number of U.S. states have strengthened laws to combat human trafficking in the past year but programs to help victims of forced prostitution and labor are lagging behind, according to a report by an...
  • Prostitute tells jury how pimp allegedly beat, abducted her

    Prostitute tells jury how pimp allegedly beat, abducted her
    The first time her pimp punched her in the face was three days after they met. The first time she tried to leave him, he hogtied her with extension cords, covered her head with a pillowcase and beat her with a board. And when he caught up with her after...
  • Coconut Creek officer busted in Boca cops' prostitution sting

    Coconut Creek officer busted in Boca cops' prostitution sting
    A veteran Coconut Creek officer has been put on paid leave after being accused of patronizing a Boca Raton spa that was a front for prostitution, police said. Officer James Yacobellis, 39, of Lake Worth, faces a purchasing services of prostitution...
  • Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute
    When the woman he had been pimping out had the nerve to flee his control, federal prosecutors say Shaun McKinley ambushed her, kidnapped her and beat her up. Then, authorities said, he calmly stopped to buy a cigar at a Hollywood gas station, leaving her...
  • Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman
    Shaun McKinley admitted under oath Wednesday that he is a crack cocaine and heroin dealer but, he assured the jury, he is not a pimp and never kidnapped or beat up a prostitute. Though federal prosecutors say the abduction — and the woman's lucky...
  • 'Django Unchained' Actress Says She Was Accosted By Police After Mistaken for Prostitute

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts says she was accosted by police and handcuffed on Thursday in Los Angeles after being mistaken for a prostitute. Watts, who played house slave "CoCo" in "Django" and is Martin Lawrence'...
  • Man stabbed Joliet woman to death, then called police: prosecutors

    Man stabbed Joliet woman to death, then called police: prosecutors
    Moments after he stabbed a Joliet woman, Drumaine McKinley anonymously called police to tell them his "prostitute girlfriend" had been injured, a Will County prosecutor said in court this afternoon. Five hours after the phone callĀ — as he was...
  • Super Bowl 'party pack' madam pleads guilty

    Super Bowl 'party pack' madam pleads guilty
    The leader of a ring that promised to deliver “party packs” of sex and drugs around large events in the New York area, including the Super Bowl, pleaded guilty to charges that could land her in prison for as long as three years. Hyun Ok...