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.
Businesses 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.
A North Lauderdale man has pleaded guilty to federal sex tourism charges.
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.
Florida lawmakers have stepped up their efforts in the fight against human trafficking.
An underage girl, forced into prostitution is now safe, and two brothers accused of kidnapping her and forcing her into prostitution are locked up.
A popular guest on a Miami Spanish-language variety shows, singer Yamir Gorritz is now facing human trafficking charges.
A federal judge in Miami has sentenced a Mexican man to 15 years in prison for his role in a sex trafficking ring that involved girls as young as 14.
Calls to report human trafficking in the state have more than doubled in the last four years.
A South Florida mother is behind bars for pimping out her teen daughter and giving her drugs.