Human Trafficking

Focus On South Florida: With Michele Gillen and Ramona MillerFocus' Rudabeh Shahbazi talks with CBS4's Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen and special guest Ramona Miller.
Exclusive: Trapped, Inside The Hidden World Of Sex TraffickingLooking into a reflection of her own eyes, Kyla Massey sees a tormented soul. A spirit crushed under the weight of memories of the sex acts she was forced to perform. How many men did the 26-year-old have to service on just one typical day?
Facing South Florida: Human Trafficking- The Reality of the NumbersWe are going to focus on the issue of human trafficking - this is always an emotional issue, but we wanted to move beyond the typical stories involving a victim and see if the laws designed to put the traffickers away are actually workin
Despite Mandate, Few Sex Traffickers Go To PrisonLaws intended to encourage police to target pimps rather than prostitutes aren’t being used in Florida
Woman Arrested For Allegedly Luring 14-Year-Old Into ProstitutionA 20-year-old woman is being held without bond, accused of luring an underage girl to a motel for the purposes of prostitution.
Florida Man Charged With Setting Up Fake Escort Service In NY Officers said they arrested a Florida man accused of luring women with a promise of jobs in an escort service and then holding them against their will.
Bill Would Require Signs To Inform About Human TraffickingBusinesses like strip clubs, massage studios and hospitals will need to have signs up alerting people about human trafficking under a bill headed to the governor's desk.
N Lauderdale "Sex Tourist" Pleads GuiltyA North Lauderdale man has pleaded guilty to federal sex tourism charges.
Focus on South Florida: Human Trafficking The Freedom Climb is a project that raises awareness and funds to end human trafficking. And it is taking its mission to new heights. Six people from South Florida joined more than a dozen others, who traveled to Africa, and climbed Mount Kiliminjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world, They recently returned home. We focus on the anti-human trafficking effort with 2 of the local climbers.
State Looks To Ramp Up Fight Against Human TraffickingFlorida lawmakers have stepped up their efforts in the fight against human trafficking.
Brothers Charged With Trafficking Underage Girl An underage girl, forced into prostitution is now safe, and two brothers accused of kidnapping her and forcing her into prostitution are locked up.
Singer Facing Human Trafficking ChargesA popular guest on a Miami Spanish-language variety shows, singer Yamir Gorritz is now facing human trafficking charges.
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