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Child Sex Trafficking

Suspects (left to right) Derrick Harper, Roy Gordon Eric Beman were charged with with conspiracy to commit human trafficking, torture, mayhem and kidnapping for extortion in Contra Costa County. (City of Pittsburg)

Three Charged In Brutal Contra Costa County Sex Trafficking Ring

Three Northern California men are facing charges in what prosecutors say was a brutal sex trafficking ring in which women were raped and beaten and one was branded with a clothes iron.

06/06/2014

Posters of former child sex  trafficking victims that are part of a public  awareness campaign in Oakland.

Child Sex Trafficking Targeted In New Campaign On Oakland Billboards

Billboards and posters bearing the faces of former child sex trafficking victims and the stories of how they escaped a life of sexual exploitation will be popping up around Oakland as part of an extensive public awareness campaign.

01/09/2014

(CBS)

Prosecutors Gather In Oakland To Combat Child Sex Trafficking

Hundreds of west coast law enforcement prosecutors and service providers are gathering in Oakland this week to compare notes on how to best combat human trafficking.

06/13/2012

(CBS)

East Bay Lawmaker Seeks To Change Child Sex Trafficking Laws

A bill before the California legislature would change how sex traffickers could be prosecuted for crimes involving children.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/08/2011

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