Human trafficking

Authorities raided a brothel inside this South San Francisco Apartment complex on McLellan Drive on June 13, 2013. At least 15 women were rescued and four people were arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering. (CBS)

South San Francisco Husband & Wife Charged With Operating Brothels

A South San Francisco man and his wife have been charged with bringing women from the East Coast to a circuit of brothels across Northern California.

06/18/2013

Ken Wong, Xiu Bai and Yoon Chin were arrested on suspicion of running brothels in South San Francisco and Sacramento County on June 13, 2013. The mugshot of a fourth person arrested has not been released, pending a police lineup. (Sacramento County Sheriff)

Agents Break Up Prostitution Ring In South San Francisco, Sacramento

Four people were arrested and more than a dozen women who were held as sex slaves were rescued after authorities broke up a complex prostitution ring in San Mateo and Sacramento counties Thursday.

06/15/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Vallejo Man Arrested For Pimping Woman Met On Social Media

Santa Rosa police arrested a Vallejo man Thursday on suspicion of pimping a woman he recently met on a social media site, a police sergeant said.

05/31/2013

(CBS)

San Jose Weekly Paper Pressured To Remove Escort Service Ads

A San Jose weekly newspaper is being pressured by community leaders to stop running advertisements for escort services.

05/22/2013

Freedom House reaches out to survivors of human trafficking. (FreedomHouseSF.org)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Celebrates Trafficking Survivors

Freedom House, a locally based nonprofit, has been invested in rebuilding the lives of trafficking victims one by one for the past three years.

04/28/2013

Jeremy Affeldt #41 of the San Francisco Giants walks to the dugout after being relieved by Santiago Casilla #46 in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants’ Affeldt Lends Name, Passion To Fight Against Human Trafficking

A man usually most recognizable on the pitcher’s mound in his San Francisco Giants uniform is increasingly being identified with an international movement to end the epidemic of human trafficking.

04/15/2013

(L-R) Jaquain Young, Ijeoma Ogbuagu (San Francisco Police Dept.)

2 Arrested In SF After Attempt To Recruit Underage Girl Into Sex Trafficking

Two men were arrested at Lands End in San Francisco on Monday after one allegedly tried to recruit an underage girl into sex trafficking, police said.

03/13/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

14 Arrested In San Jose Prostitution Sting; 16-Year-Old Girl Rescued

San Jose police arrested 14 people in two prostitution stings last week and rescued a 16-year-old girl who said she started working as a prostitute at age 11, a police spokesman said Tuesday.

02/19/2013

Prostitution, Human Trafficking (Generic)

San Francisco DA Launches Campaign To Fight Youth Human Trafficking

A partnership agreement was signed Thursday by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and leaders of local community organizations dedicated to ending youth human trafficking.

02/07/2013

(CBS)

3 Illegal Immigrants Charged With Running NorCal Brothels

Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.

02/04/2013

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