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Oakland Man Accused Of Listing Teen On Sex Website Pleads Not Guilty

An Oakland man who allegedly listed a teen girl for sex on a website and then was arrested when that site turned him in, pled not guilty Wednesday.

02/27/2015

(CBS)

Sex Ad On Backpage.com Leads Agents To Man Trafficking Teen Runaway In Sunnyvale Motel

Agents were able to arrange for a “date” with the victim and were able to recover her from her hotel room. Her pimp was arrested nearby on foot in possession of $6,510.

02/26/2015

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Alameda County DA Unveils Billboard Campaign Against Child Sex Trafficking

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley launched a public awareness campaign that’s aimed at confronting what she described as an epidemic of human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children.

01/09/2015

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19-Year-Old Arrested In San Rafael Human Trafficking Case After Young Girl Texts Family Asking For Help

San Rafael police on Tuesday arrested a 19-year-old woman in connection with a human trafficking case.

12/31/2014

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17 Arrested In Oakland Police Sting Targeting Prostitution, Human Trafficking

More than a dozen women and one juvenile were arrested during a police sting in Oakland Wednesday night targeting prostitution and human trafficking, part of an effort to get the women off the street and connected with services to help them escape the lifestyle.

11/13/2014

Charles LaSean Mitchell, also known by his stage name "Mitchy Slick," walked out of jail with a shirt over his face after posting bail on September 4, 2014. (CBS)

SoCal Rap Artist ‘Mitchy Slick’ Jailed In Marin County On Kidnapping, Human Trafficking Charges; Later Released

A rap artist who is believed to be member of a notorious San Diego street gang has surrendered to Marin County sheriff’s officials on charges of kidnapping and human trafficking.

09/04/2014

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Christmas Tree Firm Accused Of Human Trafficking, Keeping Mexican Workers In Brutal Conditions In Sierra

An Christmas tree company has been accused of human trafficking in a federal lawsuit alleging employees were forced to endure horrific conditions at a remote Sierra Nevada site in California and were threatened to be shot and left for dead if they did not keep working.

07/14/2014

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Alleged Pimp Arrested For Beating At San Mateo Motel

An alleged pimp that police said beat a victim he had forced into prostitution after she tried to call for help was arrested at a San Mateo motel early Monday morning.

07/03/2014

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Santa Clara County Funds New Human Trafficking Team

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to establish a human trafficking team.

06/19/2014

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

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