Prostitution

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

Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel in Nevada. (CBS)

Nevada Brothel Owner Looks At Lawsuit After Oakland Billboard Taken Down

The owner of a Nevada brothel may file a lawsuit against the City of Oakland after his billboard promoting one of his establishments was taken down after complaints from city leaders and neighbors.

06/11/2014

A billboard along I-580 in Oakland advertising the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada. (CBS)

Oakland Billboard Advertising Nevada ‘Bunny Ranch’ Taken Down

A sign on an Oakland billboard advertising a brothel in Nevada was taken down this week, following complaints from a city leader and concerned parents.

06/10/2014

A sign in front of a massage parlor in San Rafael advertising services. (CBS)

San Rafael Cracking Down On Massage Parlors Accused Of Prostitution

Sex parlors masquerading as massage businesses are apparently a big problem in San Rafael. In fact, the city is spending $250,000 to crack down.

06/05/2014

Anitoch prostitution sting. Stockton police department.

Stockton Police Arrest Man In Prostitution Bust

A girl from Antioch managed to get away from a man she said forced her into prostitution.

05/27/2014

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