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5 suspects in a a Southern California abduction. (Riverside County Sheriff)

Woman, 4 Men From South Bay Arrested In SoCal Abduction, Prostitution Plot

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department identified the suspects as four men in their 20s and 30s from San Jose and Gilroy and a 20-year-old woman from San Jose. They were booked on suspicions of human trafficking, abduction for prostitution, false imprisonment, kidnapping for sexual assault, as well as attempted pimping and pandering.

08/19/2013

The National Lodge on International Boulevard is among several motels that have been sued by the city of Oakland for allegedly fostering prostitution. (BCN)

Oakland Hotels Once Plagued By Prostitution To Get New Management

Changes are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.

08/13/2013

(CBS)

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.

07/30/2013

(CBS)

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.

07/29/2013

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Charges Dropped Against Prostitute In Monte Sereno Slaying

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday dropped charges against a convicted prostitute in the slaying of a Monte Sereno man and solved a mystery about DNA in the case, a deputy district attorney said.

06/26/2013

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)

Oakland Prostitutes Being Forced To Rob Clients, Police Sting Reveals

A recent prostitution sting in Oakland has turned up a surprising new trend, some prostitutes are being forced to rob their clients when they don’t meet their quota.

05/23/2013

(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

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