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Price of sex rising? Nye County officials consider hiking brothel licensing fees
Brothel owners in Nye County could soon find their businesses more expensive to operate. Proposed changes to the Nye County code on legalized prostitution would increase licensing fees by anywhere from $625 to $5,000 a quarter depending on the number of prostitutes on a brothel's roster ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Prostitution in Nevada Nevada Brothel Prostitution Sex industry Nye County Nevada Amargosa Valley Nevada Pahrump Nevada
Calif. cops disciplined for shocking sex scandal involving teen
The department came under fire after investigators revealed that as many as 30 cops at some point had sex with 19-year-old Celeste Guap.
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Howard police: Traffic stop leads to human trafficking arrest
A Pikesville man was arrested during a traffic stop early Thursday morning when Howard police learned that he was allegedly trafficking as many as nine women for prostitution. William O. Murray, 29, was charged with multiple counts of human trafficking and prostitution, police spokeswoman Sherry...
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'Sometimes, it's ok to throw rocks at girls': N.C. jewelry store slammed for billboard
A North Carolina jewelry store is under fire for a controversial billboard that critics say makes light of violence against women.         
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Number of reported human trafficking victims in Britain surges by 80%
Britain has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of alleged human trafficking victims reported by local councils. Read Full Article at
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Lansing woman charged with sex trafficking minors
A Lansing woman faces nine felony charges related to prostitution and sex trafficking of children, officials said.        
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Feds: Killer ran Victory Inn brothel, is on the run
Darrick Bell allegedly controlled team of pimps and drug dealers who overtook the Victory Inn motel        
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Warren man charged with trafficking minors
Woodall's alleged human trafficking operation involved at least two young victims, including a 17-year-old        
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A father and two sons given prison for sex trafficking underage girls
Like most American teens, Chicago-area twin brothers Tyrelle and Myrelle Lockett hung out a lot at the mall. But they weren't there to gossip with friends or have a soft pretzel and a smoothie. Federal prosecutors say the Lockett brothers were sent to shopping centers by their father, Nathan Nicholson,...
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Twisted legacy of the Yorkshire Ripper, who killed at least 13
Around 11 p.m. on Jan. 2, 1981, two policemen on vice patrol were in the red light district of Sheffield, in South Yorkshire, England.
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Study finds underage, fearful women in Vegas sex trafficking
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A yearlong academic study of sex trafficking in Las Vegas is providing a glimpse into a shadowy world beneath the neon glow where underage girls, threatened by pimps, solicit for business in casinos, on streets and…
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Ashton Kutcher testifies on sex slavery
No one got "Punk'd" Wednesday morning when Ashton Kutcher came to Capitol Hill.
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Las Vegas police arrest 3 suspects in sex trafficking case
An 18-year-old sex trafficking victim escaped from a hotel room at the Palms on Friday, according to a Las Vegas police report, and three suspects have been arrested.
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Clashes in Paris as protests against police brutality continue (VIDEO)
Clashes have erupted in Paris as hundreds of people have once again taken to the streets to protest police brutality. Police used tear gas against the demonstrators. Read Full Article at
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Woman who livestreamed rape of teen gets 9 months in prison
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman accused of livestreaming images of a man raping a 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to nine months in prison.
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2 men indicted for blackmailing girl, 14, into sex with nude vid
A Queens grand jury has indicted two men for blackmailing a 14-year-old girl into sex using a nude video of her as leverage.
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Billionaire's bodyguard fired for taking emergency sick day: suit
A billionaire’s bodyguard was fired after he had a medical emergency and couldn’t drive his boss to a party, according to a lawsuit.
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Super Bowl sex trafficking sting yields more than 100 arrests in Cook County
A recent Cook County Sheriff's Department Super Bowl sex trafficking sting has netted more than 100 arrests, including five men accused of buying sex in Arlington Heights, authorities said on Wednesday. The local law enforcement initiative was part of the National Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Sting,...
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Fighting human trafficking in Detroit
Alternatives For Girls and WC Safe worked with Homeland Security to recover 14 victims in January        
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Inside Victory Inn raid: ‘Never seen anything like this'
4 hunted in criminal enterprise that allegedly drugged and forced women to have sex with customers at motel        
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Phoenix domestic-violence shelter files lawsuit against Backpage
Shelter claims online marketplace created victims of sex trafficking that cost it money.       
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Mia Wasikowska, Christopher Abbott Starring in Thriller ‘Piercing’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Mia Wasikowska and Christopher Abbott have wrapped production on Nicolas Pesce’s psychological thriller “Piercing,” Variety has learned exclusively. “Piercing” is based on Ryu Murakami’s 1994 novel of the same name. Abbott plays a man who kisses his wife and baby goodbye, seemingly headed away on business, with a plan to  check into a hotel, call... Read more »
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Family of slain 16-year-old asserts she was victim of sex trafficking, hires lawyer to investigate
The family of a 16-year-old Chicago girl found dead in a Markham garage on Christmas Eve believes she was a victim of sex trafficking and has hired a lawyer to conduct an investigation into the events leading up to her death.Gina Arquilla DeBoni, an attorney with Romanucci & Blandin, LLC retained...
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Bad News Bears: Baylor assistant coach Brandon Washington fired after arrest
The Sports Xchange Bad News Bears: Baylor football is back in the news for all the wrong reasons after an assistant coach was fired in following a prostitution arrest.
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Flight attendant says she rescued girl from human trafficking
"Something in the back of my mind said something is not right," Shelia Frederick told WTSP-TV.       
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Melania Trump says she lost millions after Daily Mail story
Melania Trump's businesses have lost millions because the Daily Mail smeared her as an "elite escort" in an article, a lawsuit claims.
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Baylor fires assistant football coach arrested in prostitution sting
Baylor acknowledged it fired assistant strength and conditioning coach Brandon Washington on Monday.         
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Baylor football coach busted in prostitution sting
Somehow, some way, the Baylor football program continues to astound. Strength coach Brandon Washington was arrested at a Texas hotel Saturday morning on prostitution charges, according to Washington, 33, was subsequently fired by the university and wiped from the school’s athletics website. “After a full criminal background check was completed and cleared, Brandon Washington...
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Holiday lettings used for ‘pop-up brothels’ with trafficked women across Britain
Police across Britain are cracking down on a growing trend of “pop-up brothels,” where foreign prostitutes rent properties for a few days and then move on to avoid detection. Read Full Article at
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South Africa's plan to tackle HIV among sex workers
South African activists call for the decriminalisation of sex work to protect human rights and reduce spread of HIV.
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Teacher who bedded students won’t have to register as sex offender
A Texas teacher who pleaded guilty on Friday to having an sex with students won’t have to register as a sex offender. Haeli Wey had been having sex for months with two Westlake High School students in Austin until she was arrested in October 2015, according to CBS News. At the time of the trysts, the...
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Hawaii weighs bill that would legalize prostitution
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are considering decriminalizing prostitution in the Aloha State after House Speaker Joseph Souki introduced a bill. The proposal also would end a state law that says police officers can’t have sex with prostitutes in the course of investigations. Transgender activist Tracy Ryan says she’s pushing the bill because transgender women in...
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Court documents: Man charged with prostitution in Houston
A man was arrested for prostitution Wednesday in Houston.
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Idaho man involved in fatal beating of gay man convicted
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - A Nampa man involved in the robbery and fatal beating of a gay man has been convicted for his role in the slaying. On Thursday a jury found 28-year-old Jason Woods guilty of first-degree murder, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and accepting the earnings of a ...
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Feds: 2 teens, 3 women held as sex slaves
A 67-year-old Detroit man is in custody for allegedly running a sex-trafficking ring involving five women, including two teen girls.        
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Feds: 2 teens, 3 women held as sex slaves in Detroit; man in custody
A 67-year-old Detroit man is in custody for allegedly running a sex-trafficking ring involving five women, including two teen girls.        
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Feds: 2 teens, 3 women held as sex slaves in Detroit
A 67-year-old Detroit man is in custody for allegedly running a sex-trafficking ring involving five women, including two teen girls.        
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‘Don’t report rape in Dubai,’ tourists warned after ‘gang raped’ Brit arrested
A UK charity is warning British tourists and expats in Dubai not to report rape to police after a woman was arrested and charged with “extramarital sex” after telling authorities she had been gang raped. Read Full Article at
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Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking in teen overdose death
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to charges he prostituted a 17-year-old girl and distributed the heroin that led to her fatal overdose. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 40-year-old Ramon Gomez, of Uncasville, pleaded guilty Thursday to sex trafficking of a minor and possession with ...
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Judge sides with operators and leans toward tossing out pimping charges
A Sacramento County judge has tentatively rejected pimping charges against the operators of, a website that state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris condemned as the “world’s top online brothel” when she announced the high-profile prosecution last month. Citing the need to crack down on the...
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Keith Vaz, British Lawmaker, Quits Senior Post Amid Sex and Drug Scandal
The high-profile Labour politician resigned as head of a Home Office oversight committee after a tabloid reported he had met two men working as prostitutes.
97 points by The New York Times | United Kingdom Prostitution The Sun Labour Party Keith Vaz Labour Party Newspaper Tabloid
Disowned by family, women rescued from Indian brothels turn to counseling
KADIRI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At a village counseling center in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a woman dressed in a bright pink sari starts the conversation on a bright note. But 10 minutes into her session she is weeping.
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Ex-NYPD cop pleads guilty to pimping out 16-year-old girl
The disgraced former cop, who was kicked off the force for marijuana use, faces more than 10 years in prison.
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Damning ‘sorry’ text messages surface in ex-Auburn TE rape case
Documents released Wednesday show former Auburn tight end Landon Rice repeatedly apologizing to his 19-year-old rape accuser, just a day after the defendant’s denial of the incident. On Tuesday, Rice’s attorneys released a statement pledging his innocence in the case, which the unidentified victim reported to authorities July 27. “Landon was projected to start as...
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Cuban volleyball players convicted of rape in Finland
Five members of the Cuban men’s national volleyball team have been given prison sentences of up to five years after being found guilty of rape in Finland. Read Full Article at
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Male prostitutes & drug allegations force out Labour MP Keith Vaz
Labour MP Keith Vaz will relinquish his post as chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee following accusations he paid for the services of three male escorts and offered to buy them cocaine. Read Full Article at
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Hunger drives US teens to swap sex for food, commit crimes – research
Hunger is driving desperate US teenagers as young as 13 to search for ways to feed themselves and their families, with many resorting to crime or providing sexual favors in exchange for food and basic supplies, according to a study published Monday. Read Full Article at
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Brothel fees may go up in Nye County
The cost of brothel licensing is up for debate in one Nevada county. Possible changes to the Nye County legalized prostitution ordinance would be the first updates in more than two decades.
154 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Prostitution in Nevada Nevada Brothel Prostitution Nye County Nevada Pahrump Nevada County commission County council