| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:11 AM
PARIS -- The disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is to stand trial in France on charges of pimping, prosecutors said Friday.
The Frenchman is expected to face another humiliating day in court next year over his links to an alleged...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Jennifer Love Hewitt's massage therapist-turned-prostitute drama "The Client List" has been canceled by Lifetime after two seasons.
The show's second season, which averaged 2.05 million viewers per episode, ended in June. However there had been a...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:46 PM
State, local and FBI law enforcement officers across Maryland and the United States announced a sweeping, coordinated child prostitution bust that recovered 105 children, the FBI announced Monday.
While no children were reported found in Maryland, the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When Sara Cochran, Deadra Atkins and other members of Howard County Agast talk about human trafficking at public lectures and events, they often tell the anecdote of a girl picked up by a suspected human trafficker near a typical American mall.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:16 AM
A 29-year-old Los Angeles man faces five years in prison for his conviction this week on a host of sex and human-trafficking crimes.
Berneal Holman Jr. pleaded guilty in Santa Ana's Central Justice Center to human-trafficking a minor, pimping a minor...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The recent FBI raid that arrested three men in Maryland as part of Operation Cross Country that netted 150 alleged pimps in 76 cities illustrates significant governmental efforts in detecting and arresting sex offenders, including pimps and buyers.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:33 PM
An attorney who had sex in exchange for office supplies for her legal practice and later pleaded guilty to prostitution charges has agreed to have her law license suspended for three years, state records show.
Reema Bajaj, 27, a Northern Illinois...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A 29-year-old Los Angeles man was sentenced to five years in prison and will have to register as a sex offender for life after pleading guilty to a host of sex and human-trafficking crimes.
Berneal Holman Jr. was sentenced last week after pleading...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The Costa Mesa Planning Commission will begin examining a series of measures Monday aimed at addressing problematic motels in the city.
The five-member commission won't take any specific action during its 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall but will receive a...