“These convictions and sentences serve as a measure of justice for the victims and send a message that sex trafficking will not be tolerated in Queens County,” District Attorney Richard Brown said.
Last month, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was the first in the state to put the policy into effect and now she is leading the fight for the passage of a state law.
Closing arguments were underway Thursday in the trial of Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., a case that drew widespread attention after several prostitutes took the witness stand to defend their pimps.
A New Jersey woman says she was mistaken for a prostitute at a Miami hotel, but that wasn’t the worst of it.
Many of those arrested in the month-long sting, dubbed “Operation Flush the Johns,” include lawyers, bankers, teachers and medical professionals.
A group of employees are sticking up for their bosses in court, but they’re not your average set of workers.
The woman known as the “Hot Dog Hooker” pleaded not guilty to new charges in court Saturday, and accused authorities of framing her.
Scalia, 47, was arrested after she allegedly performed a massage, without a license, on an undercover detective at a hotel in Garden City, police said. She is also accused of offering to engage in a sexual act in exchange for money.
Vincent George, Sr. and Vincent George, Jr.’s defense is that they are pimps, but not sex traffickers.
Nassau County, Long Island, has decided to quit using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases.
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 man was sentenced to 62 1/2 years in prison Monday for operating a violent sex trafficking ring out of his Upper East Side apartment.
A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said the senator hopes U.S. authorities join their Dominican counterparts in investigating the origin of reports he paid women in the Dominican Republic for sex.
New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez may be making an unanticipated trip to the Dominican Republic. A judge wants to hear from him about a prostitute’s statement that she was paid to falsely claim she had sex with him.
Hikeem Green, 38, and his girlfriend Darcell Marshall, 22, allegedly held a 19-year-old from Rockland County and a 20-year-old from New York City in a foreclosed home they illegally occupied.