| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:04 PM
A Lauderhill man is accused of sexually exploiting teenage girls by forcing them to become prostitutes operating out of Fort Lauderdale hotels, police said.
Gerard Nelson, 22, briefly faced a judge on additional human trafficking charges Tuesday. He's...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Federal agents have arrested a South Florida man they said made several trips to South America to have sex and make child pornography videos with underage girls.
Dennis DeJesus, 45, of North Lauderdale, was arrested at his home Saturday on child "sex...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Boynton Beach has had its share of cops behaving badly the past several years, but the arrest of officer Stephen Maiorino for allegedly raping a woman while on duty is particularly egregious.
Days after Chief Jeffrey Katz went public with Maiorino's...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:03 PM
A 32-year-old man was charged Thursday with pimping three women out of an Allentown apartment, according to court records.
Kibwe Watson of Allentown was charged with promoting prostitution by encouraging, inducing or otherwise causing them to become...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:08 AM
When investigators searched the cell phone of a South Florida man they say pimped out underage teen girls, they found one of his contacts saved under the name "Pedophile Frank."
"Pedophile Frank" was just one of the clients who answered ads for teen...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:14 PM
His street name is J-Swag and he claimed to provide security for teenage girls, but Fort Lauderdale police call him something else, according to arrest reports.
Gerard Michel Nelson Jr., 22, of Lauderhill, is being held without bond on charges of...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Last week's double shooting at an International Drive hotel erupted over a prostitution dispute by a man who answered an ad for an escort service, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
The report about Jonathan Earl Jones' arrest Saturday on...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:46 PM
So, did you hear the one about the prostitution scandal investigator who's been undone by a prostitution scandal?
His name is David Nieland, he lives in Plantation and he used to be head of the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general's office...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security official who ran an investigation of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents in Colombia in 2012 resigned after he was suspected of visiting a prostitute in Florida, the New York Times reported....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A former San Bernardino police officer was sentenced Monday to 25 years in federal prison for forcing prostitutes to have sex with him while he was in uniform.
Jose Jesus Perez, 47, of Menifee was convicted in May of two felony counts and one...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Jury selection was scheduled to begin today in Monroe County court for the long-delayed trial of a man charged with killing and dismembering a Scranton woman in 2008.
Charles Ray Hicks, 40, is facing a possible death sentence if he's convicted of first-...