New Laws Forced Sex Workers Back On SF Streets, Caused 170% Spike In Human TraffickingPolice stats showed a drop in violent crime for San Francisco last year. But there’s one major category that is bucking the trend: Police recorded a 170 percent jump in reports of human trafficking in 2018.
Human Trafficking Police Sting Results In 5 Arrests In San RafaelSan Rafael police arrested five men Friday on suspicion of human trafficking offenses.
NSIB Arrests 2 Vacaville Residents For Human Trafficking Teen GirlThe Napa Special Investigations Bureau arrested two Vacaville residents Tuesday on suspicion of human trafficking a 17-year-old girl in Napa.
Lawsuit Accuses Facebook Of Enabling Human TraffickersA human trafficking survivor from Texas has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social media giant provides traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom ... and extort children into the sex trade."
Investigation Uncovers Horrific Conditions, Illegal Guns At Bay Area Care CentersThe owners of six Bay Area adult and child day care facilities were charged with 59 counts Friday including human trafficking, wage theft, weapons and rape allegations uncovered during a year-long state investigation.
Lawyer Says His Client Is A Pimp, But Not A Human TraffickerThe defense lawyer for an ex-convict charged with human trafficking claims the alleged victims worked for him voluntarily.
Alleged Santa Rosa Mother-Son Pimps Employed 150 Women Over 10 YearsA Santa Rosa man and his mother had operated an illegal brothel in the North Bay for 10 years, employing nearly 150 women and serving hundreds of clients.
Fairfield Police Arrest Alleged Pimp, Rescue 16-Year-Old GirlOfficers in Fairfield arrested a man on suspicion of pimping after a 16-year-old girl told officers that he had been trafficking her over the past week.
9 Die In Immigrant-Smuggling Attempt In Sweltering TruckAt least 9 people died after being crammed into the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in Texas.
Oakland Agrees To $989,000 Settlement In Police Sex Scandal CaseOakland city officials early Wednesday approved a $989,000 payment to a former teenage prostitute who was the center of an underage sexual misconduct scandal that rocked several East Bay law enforcement agencies.
San Leandro Police Bust Alleged Brothel Inside HomePolice on Thursday shut down what they say was a brothel operating inside a San Leandro residence.