# Sex trafficking
Breaking News: California's Tough New Law Targets Child Sex Trafficking – Public Outcry Prevails!
California lawmakers have passed a bill that classifies child sex trafficking as a serious felony. The bill, known as Senate Bill 14, received unanimous approval in the state Senate and will now go to Governor Gavin Newsom for final approval. This comes after the bill faced opposition from Assembly Democrats, causing a temporary stall in its progress.
Groundbreaking APP to Fight Human Trafficking: HT Safeguard
The ever-evolving digital landscape has reshaped nearly every facet of our lives. From how we communicate to how we work and play, technology’s reach is undeniably profound. However, every revolution has its dark side. As technology grows, so do the platforms and methods used by human traffickers. But with the launch of the HT Safeguard app by Montana-based nonprofit DeliverFund, the tide may be about to turn.
Houston program for adolescent victims of sex trafficking launches $200k fundraising campaign
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Sound of Freedom: A powerful narrative of hope and resilience in the battle against sex trafficking
"Sound of Freedom" is a powerful and inspiring movie that sheds light on the harrowing reality of sex trafficking while celebrating the indomitable spirit of those who dedicate their lives to combat this heinous crime. Directed by Alejandro Monteverde, after years of sitting on the shelves, the movie finally released in early July. The film delves into the incredible true story of Tim Ballard, a former Homeland Security agent, and his courageous efforts to rescue children trapped in the world of sex slavery. Sound of Freedom is significant to help raise awareness about sex trafficking and the importance of the collective fight to eradicate this modern-day slavery.
Missing Georgia girl found 600 miles away in Virginia with alleged trafficker she met online, FBI says
DUNWOODY, Ga. — "Operation Cross Country" was a two-week, FBI led nationwide operation. The operation is in its 13th year, focusing on targeting sex traffickers and finding juvenile victims.
Man Sentenced to 21 months in Prison for Committing Perjury in His Federal Trial by Lying About His Erectile Dysfunction
John Dompierre, a 60-year-old resident of Avondale, Arizona, has been sentenced to twenty-one months in federal prison for engaging in perjury during his Federal Criminal Trial. This decision was made known by Alexander M.M. Uballez, the United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Albuquerque Field Office.
Las Vegas Rapper Trap Montana and Wife Arrested on Multiple Charges of Child Abuse
Las Vegas Rapper Trap Montana and Wife Arrested on Multiple Charges of Child Abuse. The world of music is often associated with glamour, fame, and success. However, behind the glitzy façade, the lives of some artists take a dark turn. In a shocking incident that has sent shockwaves through the music industry and beyond, Las Vegas-based rapper Travis Doss, known by his stage name Trap Montana, and his wife, have been arrested and accused of multiple charges of child abuse. This distressing revelation has left fans, friends, and family grappling with disbelief and concern for the well-being of the children involved.
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Second Story, a Thrifty Boutique – saving kids from human trafficking from the best thrift store in Simi Valley
Author’s note: This article is summarized from the Forever Found and attributions are linked within. Second Story, a Thrifty Boutique located at 2321A Tapo Street, Simi Valley is more than just a thrift store. The building which inhabits three storefronts in the plaza, one to take donations, and two for shopping, is filled with wonderful items at rock bottom prices.
8 Fulton County Suspects Plead Guilty in Sex-Trafficking Case Involving a 17-Year-Old Girl
This case was one of many which resulted from the 2020 “Operation Not Forgotten” – a two-week-long manhunt that sought missing children in Atlanta and Macon. NOTE: It is important to establish that allegations, even in the form of criminally filed charges and indictments, are not necessarily facts – only allegations. Further, everyone accused of anything in America should always be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
New Senate Bill 14 Will Classify Sex Trafficking Under Three Strikes Law
Sacramento, California—Senator Shannon Grove has taken a crucial step in the fight against sex trafficking by introducing Senate Bill 14 (SB 14) in California. This bill seeks to redefine the legal status of sex trafficking of minors as a serious offense under California law, ensuring that it becomes a strike offense under the Three Strikes law.
St. Louis Fugitive Placed on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List
The FBI's St. Louis Field Office, in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, recently announced the addition of Donald Eugene Fields II to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.
35 Missing Children Located In Operation "We Will Find You" In Ohio Area
The U.S. Marshals Service recently carried out a national missing child operation known as Operation We Will Find You (OWWFY). This operation was conducted in collaboration with federal, state, and local agencies to recover endangered missing children. The Northern District of Ohio (N/OH) was among the sixteen selected regions to participate in this endeavor, given their past success in executing such operations. This is the third large-scale missing child operation that has been conducted by the U.S. Marshals in Northern Ohio. The operation ran for a period of two and a half months, from March 1, 2023, until May 15, 2023. During this time, thirty-five (35) children were located and recovered.
Country Musician Jimmie Allen Faces Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Assault and Sex Trafficking
Country music artist Jimmie Allen is facing a lawsuit filed by his former manager, who accuses him of sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment, sex trafficking, and emotional distress. The anonymous plaintiff, who continues to work in the music industry, claims that Allen raped her, subjected her to regular sexual abuse, and harassed her over a period of one and a half years while she was employed at his management company, Wide Open Music.
Antioch Man Sentenced to over 19 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking of Minors
Antioch resident, Darnell Bernard Edwards, aged 33, has been convicted of sex trafficking two minors. As per the announcement made by U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert, Edwards was sentenced to serve 19 years and seven months in prison. Additionally, he will also be put under 15 years of supervised release upon completion of his prison term.
DeSantis’ Teenage Girl Problem.
Former President Trump has a lot to say about people and it seems it isn’t always backed up with hard facts. In an interview with Fox News early last year, Trump warned Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) against running for president in 2024 and threatened him with the release of unflattering information.
Two men arrested for prostitution in Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. - On Wednesday, Oklahoma City Police arrested two men on charges of prostitution. Karim Ahmed, 25, and David Corman, 28, were taken into custody at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Edmond.
The Disappearance of LaShaya Stine
LaShaya Stine, a 16 year old, African American female, went missing from Aurora, Colorado in 2016. On the evening of July 15, 2016, it is reported that LaShaya was preparing to go to a job interview on the morning of July 16, 2016.