Suspected Richmond Pimp Could Stand Trial For Kidnapping ChargesA 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.
California Lawmakers Creating Policy To Target Child ProstitutionCalifornia lacks a unified response to human trafficking but several Bay Area officials are making inroads in protecting exploited children and prosecuting their attackers.
10 Accused Of Running Bay Area Prostitution RingTen 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.
8 Arrested In Bay Area-Wide Prostitution RingA multi-agency operation has halted a large-scale and sophisticated ring of brothels at which immigrant Asian women were exploited.