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Bay Area Rapper ‘Luzion’ Arrested On Human Trafficking Charges After San Rafael Traffic Stop

A Bay Area rap artist has been arrested on human trafficking charges.

04/05/2015

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Fugitive For 4 Years In Bay Area Human Trafficking Investigation Turns Herself In

A suspect in a sex trafficking ring in four Bay Area counties who has been a fugitive for four years turned herself in to authorities Tuesday morning.

02/18/2015

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Attorney General Harris’ Office Announces 4 Arrested In Emeryville Sex-Trafficking Ring

Four suspects have been arrested for allegedly operating a sex trafficking ring out of a massage parlor in Emeryville, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced on Friday.

12/12/2014

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17 Arrested In Oakland Police Sting Targeting Prostitution, Human Trafficking

More than a dozen women and one juvenile were arrested during a police sting in Oakland Wednesday night targeting prostitution and human trafficking, part of an effort to get the women off the street and connected with services to help them escape the lifestyle.

11/13/2014

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s Request To Lift Gag Order In Yee Corruption Case Denied

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.

08/21/2014

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8 Plead Not Guilty To Bringing $23M Worth Of Pot From Mexico To San Mateo By Boat

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.

08/05/2014

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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.

07/14/2014

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Suspected Richmond Pimp Could Stand Trial For Kidnapping Charges

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.

07/14/2014

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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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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

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