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Suspected Richmond Pimp Could Stand Trial For Kidnapping Charges

A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge will hear evidence Monday to decide whether a suspected pimp should stand trial on charges of kidnapping a human trafficking victim on her way to a police interview in El Cerrito.

07/14/2014

”Wall of Shame” outside the vice and child exploitation unit at the Oakland Police Department’s headquarters includes more than 100 photos of suspects the team has put behind bars. (BCN)

California Lawmakers Creating Policy To Target Child Prostitution

California lacks a unified response to human trafficking but several Bay Area officials are making inroads in protecting exploited children and prosecuting their attackers.

CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011

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10 Accused Of Running Bay Area Prostitution Ring

Ten people have been charged with conspiracy, pimping, pandering and human trafficking for allegedly running a prostitution ring in three counties, a spokeswoman for the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

8 Arrested In Bay Area-Wide Prostitution Ring

A multi-agency operation has halted a large-scale and sophisticated ring of brothels at which immigrant Asian women were exploited.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/21/2011

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