human trafficking

Local Nonprofit Hosting Walk To Raise Human Trafficking AwarenessA Philadelphia-based non-profit is hosting the city's first "Walk for Freedom" on Saturday.
Officials: 4 Men Forced 14-Year-Old Girl Into ProstitutionActing New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman says Michael McLeod, David Powell Jr. and Tyree Jeter, all of Jersey City, and Demetrius James Hayward, of Summerville, South Carolina, also face conspiracy, child endangerment and numerous other counts.
Woman Allegedly Lured To NJ With Promise Of Modeling Job, Forced To Dance In Strip ClubOfficials say Michael D. Watts, 43, is accused of luring a 20-year-old Texas woman to New Jersey by promising her a modeling job.
Two Sentenced In New Jersey For Human Trafficking Of WomanTwo people have been sentenced to prison terms in New Jersey for recruiting a woman in North Carolina to work in the sex trade.
5 Indicted In Deaths Tied To New Jersey Human Trafficking RingFive New Jersey men have been indicted in connection with two slayings linked to a statewide human trafficking ring, including that of one man who authorities say was operating a rival brothel.
City Council Looks At Restrictions On Local Hotels Aimed At Combating Human TraffickingHuman trafficking often involves forced prostitution – and now Philadelphia City Council is considering new regulations on local hotels aimed at preventing that.
Federal Human Trafficking Trial Resumes In PhiladelphiaA federal jury has heard opening statements and the start of testimony, which resumes this morning.
Kensington Drop-In Shelter Raises Awareness About Human TraffickingJanuary is human trafficking awareness month and a Kensington drop-in center for women is using the time to educate their public about the sex trade going on right under your nose.
Ten Years In, Officials Remind NJ Citizens To Be Vigilant for Human TraffickingNew Jersey officials are marking the tenth anniversary of the formation of the state’s Human Trafficking Task Force by hammering home a simple message: “Know it. See it. Report it.”
Suspect Arrested In Cherry Hill For Human TraffickingAn investigation then revealed that Hall was allegedly forcing the woman to engage in prostitution several times a day by threatening her with violence.
NJ Pair Accused Of Trafficking By Prostituting 16-Year-Old GirlA man and woman have been charged with allegedly committing human trafficking by prostituting a 16-year-old girl.
US Rep. Meehan Hosts Montco Roundtable Against Human Trafficking One of the challenges, noted US Rep. Pat Meehan (far right), is prosecuting those responsible for the activity.

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