New Laws Target Cyber-Harassment, Sex TraffickingIt will be illegal to post sexually explicit material without the knowledge of people identified in the images, and criminal penalties will increase to try to help curb sex trafficking, as 27 new Florida laws hit the books Thursday.
Busts Show Improved Response To Sex TraffickingThe arrest of 21 people following a two-year investigation into a Central Florida sex-trafficking and drug ring shows an improved response to forced prostitution, say the state's top prosecutors.
Brothers Charged With Trafficking Underage Girl An underage girl, forced into prostitution is now safe, and two brothers accused of kidnapping her and forcing her into prostitution are locked up.
Hollywood Man Sentenced For Kidnapping And Sex Trafficking By ForceA Hollywood man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of kidnapping and sex trafficking.
Police: Students Ran High School Prostitution Ring Three people were charged in an alleged "prostitution ring" which students said were trying to recruit people from a Florida high school.
Two Face Possible Life In Prison For Sex Trafficking Two people convicted of sex trafficking in South Florida are facing potential life sentences.
Exclusive: Two Accused Of Making Child Bare All On Stage Break SilenceTwo people who were charged with forcing a 13-year-old girl into prostitution have accepted plea deals on lesser charges.
Jamaican Guilty In Florida In Major Sex Traffic Case A South Florida jury convicted a man on numerous charges connected to international sex trafficking.
Gov. Scott Talks Human Trafficking During Miami StopGovernor 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.
State Attorney's Office Declines Charges Against Fmr. Coach 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.
House Panel Passes Bill Aimed At Serving Sexually Exploited ChildrenA House panel on Wednesday unanimously passed a sweeping measure aimed at better identifying and serving sexually exploited children.
Fmr. Coach Arrested In Child Prostitution CaseFort 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.