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Human Trafficking

(Source: AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Billboard Unveiled In Hopes Of Creating Awareness To Stop Human Trafficking

City and state officials are hoping the unveiling of a new billboard will create awareness and get the community involved in stopping the sex trafficking of children.

05/12/2014

May 2, 2014: Kamille Clarke (L) and Devaun Canion (R) were arrested on human trafficking charges. (Source: BSO)

Alleged “Pimp” & Girlfriend Arrested For Human Trafficking

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department arrested two people for the alleged human trafficking.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

David Llama Lopez, 46, is accused of  trying to lure two high school girls into prostitution. (Source: Miami-Dade Department of Corrections)

No Bond For Man Who Allegedly Tried To Lure High Schoolers Into Prostitution

A man arrested for allegedly trying to lure two high school girls into prostitution, will remain behind bars.

04/23/2014

A man sought as part of a human trafficking investigation was taken into custody at a North Miami condominium.(Source: CBS4)

Human Trafficking Investigation Leads To North Miami Condo

A man wanted in connection to a human trafficking investigation was taken into custody by SWAT teams at a North Miami condominium.

04/22/2014

(Source: Miami Police Department)

No Bond For Human Trafficking Suspect Despite Positive Testimony From Friends And Neighbors

A man accused of human trafficking a 13-year-old girl was ordered held without bond at a hearing Friday, despite testimony from friends and neighbors describing him as a kind man and loving father.

02/07/2014

(Source:AP)

College Conference Invites Public For Human Trafficking Awareness

Broward College in Davie is holding a conference Thursday to bring awareness to the magnitude of human trafficking in Florida and in the rest of the world.

01/30/2014

Jim FeFede_Nelson Diaz_Annette Taddeo Goldstein (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: State Politics

Jim sits down with the chairs of the Miami-Dade Republican & Democratic parties to discuss a variety of topics impacting South Florida and the rest of the state including growing concerns over the human trafficking problem. The three also focus on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s whirlwind weekend in Central & South Florida to raise money for Governor Rick Scott’s re-election campaign.

CBS4–01/20/2014

(Source: Miami Police Department)

Human Trafficking Scandal Forces City to Shut Down Club Madonna, Owner Plans to Fight Back

A four page order, signed by the City Manager of Miami Beach, effectively shut down Club Madonna for six months. The City says they are doing so in an effort to protect the public, but the club’s owners say it’s payback because of a pending lawsuit.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

No Bond For Defendant In Teen Sex Slave Case

One of three people accused of forcing a 13-year-old girl to prostitute herself and dance in an exotic dance club, was denied bond in court Friday morning.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

(Source: Miami Police Department)

Two More Defendants Appear In Court In 13 Yr. Old Sex Slave Case

There are new developments in the case of the 13-year-old Miami-Dade sex slave who was forced into prostitution and to work as a nude dancer for three weeks at a South Beach strip club.

01/09/2014

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