A Key West man has been charged with sex trafficking, and while that has become a growing problem in South Florida, the Monroe County Sheriff’s office said this is the first time, ever, someone has been arrested for this in the Keys.
Miami is ranked among the top three places in the nation for human sex trafficking and now the city is looking to lead the globe in fighting to end the problem.
A nine-year-old girl sat in silhouette and answered questions about a time in her life that most adults wouldn’t be able to handle. She spent two years of her life living in shadows after becoming the victim of sex trafficking.
U.S. authorities said two Mexican men have pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to commit commercial sex trafficking of Mexican women, including prostitution rings in Miami, authorities said.