New 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.
All 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.
Nineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.
Federal 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.
Horrifying 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.
A bill that would add additional teeth to the ban on human trafficking has been approved by the New Jersey State Senate.
Human trafficking is a bigger problem in New York than first thought, according to a new study.
The suspect in an astonishing case of sex slavery was sentenced to ten years in jail and ten years probation.
The U.S. Attorney for New Jersey says the two founded a Texas-based company called Transportes Latinos to take people from Houston to other U.S. cities.
Many foreigners dream of coming to New York City and living a life of freedom. But for the thousands of victims of human trafficking who are held here against their will, life is a living hell instead.
Police say two New York men enslaved teenagers as young as 16 in Rhode Island and forced them into prostitution.