Backpage.com Operators Faced With Pimping Charges May Get A BreakA California judge tentatively rejected pimping charges against the operators of a major international website that advertises escort services.
Couple Arrested For Alleged Pimping Suspected Of Operating 6 Bay Area BrothelsPolice allege that Curtis Ng and Shelly Yu were operating brothels in Dublin, San Leandro, Hayward, San Mateo and Oakland.
Sex Ad On Backpage.com Leads Agents To Man Trafficking Teen Runaway In Sunnyvale MotelAgents 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.
SoCal Rap Artist 'Mitchy Slick' Jailed In Marin County On Kidnapping, Human Trafficking Charges; Later ReleasedA 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.
Preliminary Hearing Held For San Francisco Couple Accused Of Running Brothel In Sunset DistrictThe two Chinese nationals, Jin Shi and Linjun Wang, have pleaded not guilty to two counts of pimping and pandering.
Chinese Nationals Facing Pimping And Pandering Charges In SF Sunset Brothel Bust A husband and wife accused of running a brothel out of San Francisco's Sunset District entered not guilty pleas in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon.
Marin City Man Arrested For Pimping Teenage RunawayThe Marin County Sheriff's Office arrested a Marin City man Tuesday on suspicion of human trafficking of a victim under the age of 18.
South San Francisco Parolee Arrested For Alleged Human TraffickingA compliance check on a parolee in South San Francisco yielded his arrest and the discovery of a 20-year-old woman who was allegedly being held against her will and forced into prostitution, police said.
Bay Area Officials Release Details About Underage Prostitution Sting Bay Area law enforcement agencies are releasing details about a sting targeting underage prostitutes last week that was part of the national, five-day Operation Cross Country headed by the FBI that ended Sunday.
FBI Raids Rescue 105 Kids Forced Into Prostitution, Including 12 In Bay Area Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 U.S. cities. The largest numbers of children rescued were in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to the FBI.
Vallejo Man Arrested For Pimping Woman Met On Social MediaSanta 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.
Navy Officer Arrested For Pimping Teen Girl To Several Men In California A Navy petty officer from Kings County is under arrest for allegedly pimping a 17-year-old girl to several men.