Prostitution

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3 Woman Arrested After Investigation Into 2 Redwood City Massage Parlors

Police investigations into two Redwood City massage parlors for alleged prostitution ended with the arrest of three women, police said Wednesday.

08/13/2014

Photos: Alameda County Fair 2011

Man Arraigned For Trying To Lure Underage Girls Into Prostitution At Alameda Co. Fair

A Pleasanton man accused of trying to lure underage girls into prostitution at the Alameda County fair was arraigned Tuesday afternoon.

07/08/2014

A major prostitution sting operation on November 12, 2004 in Pomona, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Mateo Police Now Changing Approach, Treating Prostitutes As Victims

Prostitutes are no longer immediately arrested in San Mateo; instead victims’ advocates are brought in to help build a level of trust.

07/04/2014

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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

Screenshot of MyRedBook.com after being shut down by the FBI on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Pleads Not Guilty To Facilitating Prostitution After FBI Bust MyRedBook.com

The alleged operator of MyRedBook.com and SFRedBook.com pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday morning to charges of facilitating prostitution and money laundering.

07/02/2014

Oakland police say launched a new website with information on prostitution arrests. (Oakland Police Department)

Oakland Police Launch Website To Shame Pimps, Inform Public

Individuals who have been arrested in Oakland for prostitution-related offenses and been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office will now be featured on the Oakland Police Department’s website.

07/01/2014

Screen image from MyRedbook.com after it was seized by the FBI.

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur, Girlfriend Arrested In FBI Takedown Of Alleged Prostitution Websites

Two people, including a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, have been arrested in Mountain View after two escort websites were shut down by the FBI and the IRS Wednesday.

06/25/2014

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Victims Rescued, Dozens Arrested In Child Sex Trafficking Crackdown Across California

Law enforcement officers rescued six children this week being forced to work as prostitutes in the Bay Area and arrested more than a dozen suspected pimps, FBI officials announced Monday.

06/23/2014

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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

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Sisters Charged With Prostituting Young Women Out Of SF Richmond District Appear In Court

Two sisters charged with pimping young women out of San Francisco Richmond District homes appeared in court Friday for the first time in their case, but their arraignment was rescheduled.

06/13/2014

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