The federal judge hearing the organized crime and corruption case involving suspended state Senator Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow on Wednesday denied a request to lift a gag order.
Eight defendants have pleaded not guilty to transporting more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana from Mexico to San Mateo County by boat, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Christmas Tree Firm Accused Of Human Trafficking, Keeping Mexican Workers In Brutal Conditions In Sierra
An Christmas tree company has been accused of human trafficking in a federal lawsuit alleging employees were forced to endure horrific conditions at a remote Sierra Nevada site in California and were threatened to be shot and left for dead if they did not keep working.
A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge will hear evidence Monday to decide whether a suspected pimp should stand trial on charges of kidnapping a human trafficking victim on her way to a police interview in El Cerrito.
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.
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.
Two women allegedly running a sex trafficking ring in San Francisco were arrested Monday, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.
Authorities in Northern California said 18 people face dozens of felony charges, including pimping, after several massage parlors were shut down during a series of early-morning raids.
The Marin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Marin City man Tuesday on suspicion of human trafficking of a victim under the age of 18.
Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front in combating human trafficking and rescuing victims.