A 21-year-old Philadelphia man is facing charges of human trafficking, rape and prostitution after allegedly luring a teenage girl to Minnesota with the purpose of prostituting her.
Marc A. Branch, 39, of Ventnor, was arrested just after 11 p.m. on Friday night at his apartment on North Newport Avenue.
Human trafficking victims and their advocates plan to testify before an Assembly committee that’s due to consider legislation that aims to end the practice in New Jersey.
Defendants Michael and Tamara Rhoades, and Steven Mills each have pleaded guilty in a stunning and depraved human trafficking, assault and torture case in North Philadelphia.
The billboards feature a young boy, a toll free hotline number and the message, “where does human trafficking happen?”
Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison for buying selling, and holding women for a prostitution ring in 2009 and beyond.
A Ukrainian national has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in running an international human trafficking ring.
Officials in the Garden State are stepping up their efforts to combat human trafficking.
A Federal trial that pulled the curtain off of the seamy underground racket known as human trafficking has ended in convictions for two Ukranian brothers.
Jury deliberations are set to begin in the Federal trial of two Ukranian brothers charged with human trafficking.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One of two Ukrainian brothers on trial charged with human trafficking has taken the witness stand, denying the charges and blaming others. Ukrainian Immigrant Denies Human Trafficking And Abuse Charges The jury […]
A second Ukrainian woman has now testified in federal court in Philadelphia that she was beaten and raped by a man charged with human trafficking.
A Ukrainian woman has testified she was threatened, beaten and raped by a man who helped smuggle her into the United States with the promise of a better life here. The defendant and his brother are on trial, charged with running a human trafficking operation.
Two Ukrainian brothers are now trial in Philadelphia, charged with human trafficking aided by beatings and rapes, but the defense denies the charges.
Federal immigration officials are launching a public awareness campaign to combat human trafficking, essentially modern-day slavery.