Police arrested six people at a residence in Santa Rosa on Thursday in connection with a prostitution sting.
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.
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.
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.
A multi-agency operation has halted a large-scale and sophisticated ring of brothels at which immigrant Asian women were exploited.