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Sex Trafficking

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Could Semi-Subs Graduate From Smuggling Drugs To People, Weapons?

On the high seas off South America, the smuggling game has changed. Criminal bands are spending millions to build semi-submersibles, capable of moving several tons of drugs at a time between the Americas.

CBS4–02/07/2013

(Source: 918 Day Spa)

New Bill Takes On Sex Trafficking At Massage Parlors

In August, an undercover detective was offered oral sex by an unlicensed masseuse at a Hollywood massage parlor. On Wednesday, Florida legislators took the first step toward banning these parlors from operating during overnight hours.

CBS4–01/17/2013

Deangelo Jones (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Lauderhill Man Convicted Of Pimping Young Girls

A Lauderhill man will have to wait until next February to learn how much time he’ll spend in prison for prostituting young girls.

12/10/2012

(Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via the South Florida Sun-Sentinel)

Prostitution Sting In Boynton Beach Leads To 14 Arrests

A total of 14 people were arrested in Boynton Beach on various prostitution charges between Monday and Wednesday. Police baited suspects using the Internet.

CBS4–11/24/2012

(Source: AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

16 Arrested In Prostitution Crackdown Before RNC

Tampa Police have arrested nearly 20 women at area strip clubs as part of a crackdown ahead of the Republican National Convention.

CBS Miami–08/18/2012

(Source: miamiurbanleague.org.)

Man Faces Several Life Terms In Child Sex Trafficking Case

A 20-year-old Fort Lauderdale man allegedly took three teenage girls out on “dates”. The “dates” were appointments for paid sex.

CBS Miami–07/11/2012

(Source: miamiurbanleague.org.)

Miami-Dade Schools Fighting Back Against Child Sex Trafficking

A multi-faceted campaign by the Miami-Dade School District proves it is serious about combating child sex trafficking.

CBS Miami–07/05/2012

(Soirce: Monroe County Sheriff's Office) Derrick Wilson, Charged with Sex Trafficking

Sex Trafficking Arrest First Ever For Keys

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.

CBS4–03/24/2012

(Source: AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Transportation Officials In Training To Spot Sex Traffickers

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.

CBS4–03/01/2012

Human Trafficking

South Florida Human Trafficking Victim Shares Her Story

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.

CBS4–08/17/2011

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