San Jose Police Announce 'Report John Program' To Combat Prostitution, Human TraffickingTouted as yet another tool in their arsenal to combat human trafficking and prostitution in San Jose, police announced this week a new online portal for residents to report the crime that’s known to plague areas of the city.
Man Arrested For Sex Trafficking, Abusing Gilroy Woman For YearsA Watsonville man has been arrested for sex trafficking a Gilroy woman for over five years and severely physically abusing her, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
Alameda Co. Authorities Arrest 45 Suspected Sex Buyers As Part Of Nationwide StingEast Bay authorities arrested 45 suspected sex buyers and two suspected sex traffickers as part of a operation that netted more than 500 arrests nationwide.
Treasury Chief: Facebook Cryptocurrency Plan Ripe For Illicit UseThe Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.
San Mateo County Couple Plead Not Guilty To Human Trafficking ChargesA husband and wife have pleaded not guilty to human trafficking charges for allegedly arranging for a woman to come to the U.S. to work for them as a nanny and then forcing her to also work in their dental practice, San Mateo County prosecutors said Thursday.
San Bruno Police Arrest Woman On Human Trafficking Charges; Husband At LargePolice in San Bruno on Wednesday arrested a woman on suspicion of crimes related to a human trafficking case.
Man Arrested For Alleged Human Trafficking Following San Rafael Traffic StopA 19-year-old man has been arrested for alleged pimping and human trafficking after a traffic stop in San Rafael by an officer who became concerned about a teen girl riding in the car with three other males.
San Jose Lawmakers Take On Wage Theft, Forced Labor, TraffickingA group of San Jose city lawmakers gathered Monday to announce stepped up efforts to battle wage theft, forced labor and human trafficking.
OPD Arrests High School Coach For Attempting To Solicit Sex From 14-Yr-OldA male high school coach was arrested after attempting to arrange a sexual encounter with a child he believed to be 14 years old--the "child" was actually an undercover officer.
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.