Emergency room doctors and nurses are often the only contact victims of human trafficking have with the outside world, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said Friday while launching an initiative aimed to train emergency workers how to identify signs of trafficking.
Two Florida Keys men have been sentenced to prison time after pleading guilty to illegal trafficking in wildlife including sharks, tropical fish and sea fans.
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.
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.
A 20-year-old Fort Lauderdale man allegedly took three teenage girls out on “dates”. The “dates” were appointments for paid sex.
The state’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee gave unanimous approval to a bill Tuesday that would increase the penalties for human trafficking and smuggling.
Eight South Floridians, including a legal assistant for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami, were arrested Friday for their alleged roles in a cocaine and oxycodone trafficking conspiracy.
A trial date has been set for a British teen accused of carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport.
A British teen found carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport appeared before a bond court judge Friday morning.
A British teen found carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport has been formally charged as an adult.