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

Teen Says Officer Saved Her From Sex Trafficking

Bailey Gates boarded a plane from Eugene to Portland — her first time flying — on July 27, 2013.

07/06/2014

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Sex-Trafficking Sweep Saves 3 Local Victims, Nets 150 Arrests

Three juvenile victims were recovered and nine adults arrested last week in prostitution sweeps in the Seattle-Tacoma-Everett area, according to the FBI.

07/29/2013

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Shoreline Man To Spend Decade In Prison For Sex Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say a 43-year-old Shoreline, Wash., man has been sentenced in Seattle to 10 years in prison for interstate transportation of a 22-year-old woman for purposes of prostitution.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2013

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State’s Anti-Online Sex Trafficking Law Struck Down

A federal judge has struck down a Washington state law aimed at battling online sex trafficking after an internet advocacy group filed a lawsuit challenging the measure’s constitutionality.

CBS Seattle–12/07/2012

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SeaTac Man Gets 15-year Term for Sex Trafficking

A 29-year-old SeaTac man was sentenced Friday in Seattle to 15 years in prison for forcing young women to work for him as prostitutes.

03/16/2012