human trafficking

LI Doctor Completes Cross-Country Bike Ride To Raise Awareness Of Human TraffickingDr. Santhosh Paulus, with Glen Cove Hospital/North Shore-LIJ, led the 3,400-mile journey that started on June 6 in Seattle, Washington.
Rhode Island Man Arrested At NJ Hotel Slapped With Sex Assault, Human Trafficking ChargesA Rhode Island man found in a New Jersey hotel this week with a teenage girl has been charged with sexual assault and human trafficking.
Women's Equality Bills Reintroduced In N.Y. Senate After Failure Last YearA series of bills dubbed the Women's Equality Act were reintroduced Tuesday in the New York State Senate, after the package was derailed last year over a contentious late-term abortion proposal.
Rep. Maloney Pushes Bill That Would Send IRS Against Human TraffickersA human trafficking survivor joined U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) Saturday to advocate for a bill that would send the IRS after pimps and traffickers for tax evasion, and provide aid and protection to survivors.
With Super Bowl Days Away, NJ Officials Continue Crackdown On Human TraffickingMany believe New Jersey's sprawling highway system, proximity to New York City and diverse population make it an attractive base of operations for traffickers.
New Jersey Works To Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl Law-enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month's Super Bowl: sex trafficking.
New York State Sets Up Court System To Help Prostitutes Escape LivesNew York State is creating the nation’s first statewide system of courts to help prostitutes escape their lives of exploitation and violence, state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced Wednesday.
N.J. Authorities Bust Suspected Human Trafficking RingAll six defendants are Mexican nationals living in the United States illegally, the state attorney general said. They were being held in the Ocean County Jail.
19 Arrests In Prostitution Crackdown At Brooklyn Massage ParlorsNineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.
Feds Raid Several 7-Eleven Stores On Long IslandFederal agents and police raided nearly a dozen 7-Eleven stores on Long Island Monday as part of an investigation into identity theft and human smuggling.
Prosecutors Detail Alleged Treatment Of Mexican Women Brought As Sex SlavesHorrifying allegations were revealed Wednesday in the case against 13 people accused of with smuggling dozens of young Mexican women into New Jersey and forced into prostitution in New York and New Jersey.
Bill Would Tighten Ban On Human Trafficking In New JerseyA bill that would add additional teeth to the ban on human trafficking has been approved by the New Jersey State Senate.