A couple is in federal custody accused of coaxing a developmentally delayed high school student into working as a prostitute by telling her they were shooting a documentary film about human trafficking and escorting.
A bill aiming to halt human trafficking in Montana is one vote away from passing through the Legislature.
The boyfriend and pimp of a Portland woman murdered by a Marine in Hawaii two years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to a human trafficking charge.
The founder and owner of “Grandpa’s RV Productions” is accused of coaxing two teens into prostitution and then threatening to expose them on Facebook if they stopped working for him, according to Police in Redmond.
Immigration authorities have deported a Tacoma man who facilitated the smuggling of South Korean nationals into the United States
Police say officers need legal protection to catch lawbreakers in the act.
House and Senate leaders will meet to finalize legislation.
The House has passed a bill that would allow those convicted of prostitution who committed the offense as the result of being trafficked to clear their records in Washington state.