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Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Self-Professed Father-Son Pimps Acquitted On Sex Trafficking Charge

Vincent George Jr. and Sr. were convicted of money laundering and promoting prostitution and still face significant jail time.

06/19/2013

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Queens Couple Gets Prison For Forcing Girls Into Prostitution

“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.

06/12/2013

Kathleen Rice at a rally in front of City Hall on June 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Officials Want Law Banning Use Of Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases

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.

06/06/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Closing Arguments Under Way In NYC Sex Trafficking Case

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.

06/06/2013

South Beach W Hotel (credit: W)

N.J. Woman Says She Was Beaten After Being Mistaken For A Prostitute

A New Jersey woman says she was mistaken for a prostitute at a Miami hotel, but that wasn’t the worst of it.

06/04/2013

Mug shots of men arrested in a prostitution sting in Nassau County (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Police Arrest 104 Suspected Johns In Prostitution Sting On L.I.

Many of those arrested in the month-long sting, dubbed “Operation Flush the Johns,” include lawyers, bankers, teachers and medical professionals.

06/03/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Admitted Prostitutes Stick Up For Their Pimps In Court

A group of employees are sticking up for their bosses in court, but they’re not your average set of workers.

05/29/2013

Cathy Scalia shows her bikini top and hot dog sign outside court in Hempstead, N.Y. on June 18, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hot Dog Hooker: ‘They Keep Framing Me’

The woman known as the “Hot Dog Hooker” pleaded not guilty to new charges in court Saturday, and accused authorities of framing her.

05/25/2013

Cathy Scalia at court in Hempstead on Monday, June 18, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

So-Called ‘Hot Dog Hooker’ In Trouble Again Following Alleged Prostitution Bust

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.

05/24/2013

Example of business cards passed out by
prostituted women in George case. (credit: Manhattan DA's Office)

Father And Son On Trial For Sex Trafficking

Vincent George, Sr. and Vincent George, Jr.’s defense is that they are pimps, but not sex traffickers.

05/13/2013

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Nassau County Quits Using Condoms As Evidence For Prostitution Charges

Nassau County, Long Island, has decided to quit using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases.

05/06/2013

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Prosecutors Detail Alleged Treatment Of Mexican Women Brought As Sex Slaves

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.

05/01/2013

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Man Who Ran Sex Trafficking Ring Sentenced To Over 60 Years In Prison

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.

04/01/2013

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Menendez Calls For Federal Probe Of Allegations That He Visited Prostitutes

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.

03/18/2013

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

AUDIO: Sen. Menendez Speaks Out After Woman Recants Story Claiming He Paid Her 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.

03/05/2013

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