human trafficking

Authorities: Couple Lured Student Into Prostitution 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.
Montana Senate Endorses Bill To Help Halt Human Trafficking A bill aiming to halt human trafficking in Montana is one vote away from passing through the Legislature.
Pimp Of Prostitute Killed By Marine Pleads GuiltyThe boyfriend and pimp of a Portland woman murdered by a Marine in Hawaii two years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to a human trafficking charge.
Police: 'Grandpa's RV' Film Company Front For Forced ProstitutionThe 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.
Tacoma Man Deported For Human Smuggling Immigration authorities have deported a Tacoma man who facilitated the smuggling of South Korean nationals into the United States
Hawaii Law Lets Police Have Sex With ProstitutesPolice say officers need legal protection to catch lawbreakers in the act.
Human Trafficking Bills Pass State LegislatureHouse and Senate leaders will meet to finalize legislation.
Bill OKs Clearing Criminal Prostitution Records 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.