A central Florida man and his two associates allegedly recruited women inmates and used them as prostitutes once they were released from prison.
The man who allegedly smuggled baseball player Yasiel Puig into the U.S. from Cuba pleaded not guilty on Thursday following his arrest.
The person said to be in charge of a human trafficking ring is set to plead guilty to U.S. charges involving smuggling.
Emergency room doctors and nurses are often the only contact victims of human trafficking have with the outside world, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said Friday while launching an initiative aimed to train emergency workers how to identify signs of trafficking.
Miami State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has been appointed to the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking.
On Tuesday, the state’s record-setting, $77 billion election-year budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Governor Rick Scott will be in Miami Thursday to raise awareness of human trafficking. Scott will meet with members of Touching Miami with Love, a prevention and recovery organization.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a pair of bills Tuesday as the state continues efforts to curb human trafficking.
Two massage parlors, owned by the same person, have been shut down after undercover officials walked in and were reportedly solicited for prostitution.
Pembroke Pines Police are searching for a missing 15-year old girl, they say is endangered.