New Initiative To Help ER Workers Spot Human TraffickingEmergency 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 Get Prison For Wildlife 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.
Nationwide Sweep Saves More Than 100 Sexually Exploited KidsA 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.
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.
Man Faces Several Life Terms In Child Sex Trafficking CaseA 20-year-old Fort Lauderdale man allegedly took three teenage girls out on “dates”. The "dates" were appointments for paid sex.
Human Trafficking Bill Advances In Fla. LegislatureThe state’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee gave unanimous approval to a bill Tuesday that would increase the penalties for human trafficking and smuggling.
Drug Ring Involving U.S. Attorney's Office Employee BustedEight 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.
Trial Date Set For British Teen Accused Of Drug TraffickingA 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.
Accused British Drug Trafficking Teen Faces Judge 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.
British Teen Accused Of Trafficking Drugs At MIA Charged As AdultA 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.
Tamarac Man Arrested For Prostituting Teen GirlA man accused of pimping a teen girl and paying for advertisements selling her sexual services on the Internet is now behind bars facing a federal child trafficking charge for promoting the teen’s prostitution.
I-Team: Human Trafficking Rising In So. FloridaFrom glamorous hotels to seedy motels,Aaron Cohen says Miami has emerged as a profitable target for human traffickers.