human trafficking

A teen girl rescued from a human trafficking ring after a police operation in Guatemala (Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

CBS Seattle–04/16/2015

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Pimp Of Prostitute Killed By Marine Pleads Guilty

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.

CBS Seattle–03/18/2015

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Police: ‘Grandpa’s RV’ Film Company Front For Forced Prostitution

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.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2015

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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

CBS Seattle–05/14/2014

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Hawaii Law Lets Police Have Sex With Prostitutes

Police say officers need legal protection to catch lawbreakers in the act.

03/20/2014

A teen girl rescued from a human trafficking ring after a police operation in Guatemala (Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Trafficking Bills Pass State Legislature

House and Senate leaders will meet to finalize legislation.

02/13/2014

The capitol building in Olympia (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

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.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2014