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Airports An Important New Front In Combating Human Trafficking

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.

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State Sen. Yee, ‘Shrimp Boy,’ Keith Jackson, Others Formally Indicted In Corruption Case

A federal grand jury delivered an indictment in the Leland Yee political corruption case Friday, naming the suspended state senator and 28 other people on 50 different counts.

04/04/2014

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Undercover FBI Agent Reveals Senator Leland Yee’s Alleged Ties to Gun Traffickers, Muslim Rebels, And Russian Arms Suppliers In Federal Case

An undercover FBI agent known as “UCE 4599″ in the federal criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday reveals 137 pages of evidence in a years-long investigation leading to the arrest of State Senator Leland Yee on charges related his alleged roles in money laundering, arms dealing, and his close association with suspects in a murder for hire plot.

03/26/2014

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Citrus Heights Man Arrested For Trafficking Teen Girls In South SF

A Citrus Heights man was arrested for trafficking teenage girls in South San Francisco over the weekend, one day before local officials announced a special protocol to crack down on human trafficking in San Mateo County.

03/18/2014

Jeremy Affeldt #41 of the San Francisco Giants walks to the dugout after being relieved by Santiago Casilla #46 in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants’ Affeldt Lends Name, Passion To Fight Against Human Trafficking

A man usually most recognizable on the pitcher’s mound in his San Francisco Giants uniform is increasingly being identified with an international movement to end the epidemic of human trafficking.

04/15/2013

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Dozens Arrested In Major Bay Area Drug Bust

Thirty-four suspects are behind bars in connection with a major law enforcement operation that involved the FBI as well as local police, targeting narcotics dealers in the Bay Area. Six suspects remain at large.

02/08/2012