Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced a new state initiative in an effort to end human trafficking.
“This is No Ordinary Joy” is the name of the book by Sarah Symons, who details how her life was transformed when she became an international crusader against human trafficking and other human rights abuses. We also talk to Symons about the nonprofit ograniztion she founded to educate and employ the survivors of abuse.
Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law Thursday to bring relief to victims of human trafficking.
As a survivor of human trafficking, Marti MacGibbon travels the country spreading the word about effective ways to get anyone back on track. This speaker, author and humorist’s new book “Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up From Rock Bottom” is her personal comeback story.
Police said “Suave”, a Miami pimp, allegedly forced a 13-year-old runaway to tattoo his street name on her eyelids.
A 46-year old former Miami man was arrested after allegedly trying to buy a child and his “parent” for sex.
Efforts to fight human trafficking and help victims recover in a safe place would get a $4.5 million boost, if Gov. Rick Scott gets his wish.
On the high seas off South America, the smuggling game has changed. Criminal bands are spending millions to build semi-submersibles, capable of moving several tons of drugs at a time between the Americas.
In August, an undercover detective was offered oral sex by an unlicensed masseuse at a Hollywood massage parlor. On Wednesday, Florida legislators took the first step toward banning these parlors from operating during overnight hours.
The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force used information from a CBS4 News viewer to track fugitive Adam Barnett to a hotel in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday morning.