Human trafficking

March 26, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of a secretive group in upstate New York turned female followers into brainwashed "slaves" who were branded with his initials and coerced into having sex, authorities alleged on Monday in a criminal complaint charging him with sex-trafficking. Keith Raniere, co-founder of...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of a secretive group in upstate New York turned female followers into brainwashed "slaves" who were branded with his initials and coerced into having sex, authorities alleged on Monday in a criminal complaint charging him with sex-trafficking. Keith Raniere, co-founder of...
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March 26, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of a secretive group based in New York accused of branding female followers as part of an initiation ceremony has been charged with sex-trafficking. Authorities say Keith Raniere was arrested in Mexico and brought to Texas Monday to face federal charges filed in Brooklyn...
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March 26, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of a secretive group based in upstate New York that has been accused of branding female followers as part of an initiation ceremony has been charged with sex-trafficking. Authorities say Keith Raniere was arrested in Mexico and brought to Texas Monday to face federal...
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March 23, 2018 - 10:50 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Americans looking for love or companionship on Craigslist can't make a connection. The classified ads site on Friday has taken its personals section offline in the United States. The action comes after the U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed an anti-sex trafficking bill that could...
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The Spanish NGO's Proactiva Open Arms vessel is seen at harbor at the port of Pozzallo, in the southern Italian island of Sicily, Monday, March 19, 2018. The NGO’s migrant rescue ship has been put under sequester by prosecutors’ orders, Sunday, March 18 in Pozzallo, where the vessel brought 216 migrants it had rescued last week in the Mediterranean north of Libya. (AP Photo/Alessio Tricani)
March 19, 2018 - 4:38 pm
ROME (AP) — The head of a Spanish aid group said Monday that he fears several staff members could be charged with human trafficking after they refused to hand over rescued migrants to the Libyan coast guard and took them to Italy instead. Proactiva Open Arms founder Oscar Camps told reporters in...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on domestic and international human trafficking, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017,in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 23, 2017 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will bring the "full force and weight" of the U.S. government to combat an "epidemic" of human trafficking. The president is meeting at the White House with senior advisers and representatives of organizations that deal with trafficking. His daughter...
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