A South Florida jury convicted a man on numerous charges connected to international sex trafficking.
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.
The State Attorney’s Office has declined to charge a former teacher at the Broward Christian School in Plantation who was allegedly recruiting adult and juvenile females for sex trafficking.
A House panel on Wednesday unanimously passed a sweeping measure aimed at better identifying and serving sexually exploited children.
Fort Lauderdale Police say they have arrested a former teacher at the Broward Christian School in Plantation who was allegedly recruiting adult and juvenile females for sex trafficking.
Police have arrested another suspect in connection to the sex trafficking investigation of a 13-year-old who was allegedly forced to prostitute herself and work as an exotic dancer in a Miami Beach exotic dance club.
A woman who claimed to be have been held against her will and forced to be a prostitute said she was able to send a text message to her mother for help.
A massive sweep by the FBI, local and state law enforcement agencies and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children rescued more than 100 sexually exploited children over the weekend.
Police said “Suave”, a Miami pimp, allegedly forced a 13-year-old runaway to tattoo his street name on her eyelids.
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.