Harmful Terminology 'Sanitizing' Exploitation Of Sex Trafficking Victims, Advocates SayNow that the Oakland police sex scandal is making national headlines, a Washington DC based anti-trafficking group is pressing the media to stop using what it considers harmful terminology to describe the 18 year old at the center of the controversy.
Suspects Accused Of Kidnapping, Sex Trafficking Four Young Girls In OaklandA man and woman suspected of kidnapping four young girls were in court in Oakland Friday, facing human trafficking charges.
Child Sex Trafficking: How To Fight It, How To Stop ItMore than 100,000 children nationwide are victims of sex trafficking. In 2014, close to 1,000 cases of human trafficking were reported in California alone.
San Leandro Mom Asks For Help Locating Missing DaughterA 12-year-old Bay Area girl went missing a week ago while in the care of Alameda County social services. No one told her mother – for days.
Public Art Installation Denouncing Sex Trafficking, Forced Labor Set To Debut In San JoseA new art display being unveiled Monday in San Jose is meant to draw awareness regarding human trafficking and forced labor.
FBI Cracks Down On Super Bowl Sex TraffickingFor the first time in its efforts to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, the FBI will try to reach out to women and girls selling sex in the run-up to the game to give them a way out and get them to turn against their traffickers.
2 Danville Residents Held On $4M Bail In Alleged Sex Trafficking Ring CaseTwo Danville residents who authorities allege led a large-scale sex trafficking ring are each being held on $4 million bail, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said Wednesday.
San Rafael Police Arrest Suspect For Sex-Trafficking Who Claims He's Bay Area Rapper 'Luzion'A traffic stop early Saturday morning led to the arrest of a local Bay Area rap artist on suspicion of trafficking a minor for sexual exploitation, San Rafael police said.
Oakland Man Accused Of Listing Teen On Sex Website Pleads Not GuiltyAn Oakland man who allegedly listed a teen girl for sex on a website and then was arrested when that site turned him in, pled not guilty Wednesday.
San Francisco Joins Federal Lawsuit Alleging Website Prostitutes Underage ChildrenSan Francisco has joined five other major U.S. cities in supporting a federal lawsuit against a prominent national website known for posting "escort" service advertisements and alleges they actually promote prostitution and the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Alameda County DA Unveils Billboard Campaign Against Child Sex TraffickingAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley launched a public awareness campaign that's aimed at confronting what she described as an epidemic of human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of children.
Oakland Police Launch Website To Shame Pimps, Inform PublicIndividuals 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.