Human Trafficking

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.
Miami Federal Judge Sentences Man To 15 Years For Human TraffickingA 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.
DCF Reports Jump In Calls Reporting Human TraffickingCalls to report human trafficking in the state have more than doubled in the last four years.
Mother Arrested For Pimping Out Teen DaughterA South Florida mother is behind bars for pimping out her teen daughter and giving her drugs.
Focus on South Florida: Glory House of MiamiThe Glory House of Miami is a nonprofit organization devoted to restoring the lives of those who have suffered the abuse and exploitation of sex trafficking. Glory House provides help, hope and healing. We look at what the group does and a trafficking survivor shares her story with us.