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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.

CBS Seattle–05/07/2015

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Registered Sex Offender Speaks At High School Assembly

A registered sex offender and former prostitute performed at a motivational assembly held Tuesday at Kiona-Benton City High School.


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Man Accused Of Pimping In Bellevue

A man accused of forcing two women to work as prostitutes in the Seattle area and Portland has been indicted on sex trafficking charges

CBS Seattle–08/01/2014

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Arraignment Scheduled For Accused King County Deputy

The 49-year-old was accused Thursday of promoting his estranged wife’s prostitution

CBS Seattle–06/24/2014

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Man Sentenced After Prostitution Guilty Plea

A man who pleaded guilty to procurement of prostitution and accepting the earnings of a prostitute has been sentenced to five years in prison.

CBS Seattle–05/30/2014

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Hawaii Lawmakers Agree To End Police Sex Loophole

Legislation in new crime bill will revoke a legal exemption that allow police officers to have sex with prostitutes.


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Hawaii Law Lets Police Have Sex With Prostitutes

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


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.


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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

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Psychologist Loses License After Prostitute Steals Laptop

A psychologist’s license has been suspended after a prostitute stole a laptop that confidential information regarding hundreds of patients.