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Cuomo Sees Women's Rights Victory After Abortion Bill BattleGovernor Cuomo signed several pieces of legislation intended to strengthen laws on sexual harassment, domestic violence, sex trafficking and gender discrimination.
Queens Couple Accused Of Using Massage Business For Sex TraffickingThe defendants were each held on $250,000 bail and ordered to relinquish their passports.
Man Sentenced 50 Years To Life After Woman Forced Into Prostitution Jumps From Sixth-Story WindowBenjamin Gaston was sentenced Wednesday on his conviction on sex trafficking and other charges.
Victims Urge N.Y. State Lawmakers To Strengthen Penalties For Sex TraffickingSex trafficking victims gathered in Albany Tuesday, sharing their stories and urging New York state lawmakers to pass stronger criminal penalties for forcing someone into sexual servitude.
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.
FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.
Experts: Sex Traffickers Can Trick And Victimize AnyoneGirls as young as 12 years old are being targeted on the streets, at bus stations, even college campuses and sold into the sex trade.
Officials: Super Bowl Sex, Drug Arrests In NYCAttorney General Eric Schneiderman said the arrests follow an 11-month investigation by the state Organized Crime Task Force, the Department of Homeland Security and the NYPD.
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.
Radio Free Montone: From College Student To Sex SlaveDanielle Douglas was raised comfortably in Springfield, N.J. Then at the age of 17 she became a sex slave.
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.
Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Sex Trafficking, Prostitution CaseAt the conclusion of his sentence Cortez-Granados will face five years of supervised release, he has also been ordered to pay $145,815 in restitution to his two victims.
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