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Stories with subject: Forced labor
  • Convicted policeman sentenced in Guam brothel case 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:19 pm
  • HAGATNA, Guam - A former police officer convicted of raping and intimidating women at a brothel in Guam has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

  • Man charged with sex trafficking of Idaho teen 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:40 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho teenager believed she had caught the eye of a modeling agency when Taquarius Ford approached her at a Boise-area mall.

  • Argentine court gives long terms for sex slavery 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:08 pm
  • BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A court in Argentina has handed down tough sentences of 10 to 22 years in prison to 10 defendants accused of kidnapping and forcing into prostitution a young woman whose disappearance raised global awareness about people trafficking.

  • Boise woman gets 15 years for prostitution ring 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 8:59 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - She wasn't the mastermind behind forcing women into prostitution in Boise, prosecutors said, but 28-year-old Gypsie Lee Akers could still be spending the next 15 years behind bars for her role in a ring that snared almost 10 women.

  • New American Samoa law fights human trafficking 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:20 pm
  • PAGO PAGO, American Samoa - American Samoa's anti-human trafficking measure will take effect in June after the acting governor signed it into law last week.

  • Police say 2 arrested in human trafficking case 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:19 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - Police arrested two people on suspicion of human trafficking after a woman reported she was kidnapped from a New York City street and forced into prostitution before escaping in downtown Salt Lake City.

  • Police: woman says she escaped kidnapper in Utah 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 4:53 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - Police are questioning a man after a woman told them she was abducted from a New York City street, beaten and forced into prostitution before she escaped in downtown Salt Lake City.

  • Mexico: Pimp held kids to force moms to prostitute 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:06 pm
  • MEXICO CITY - Mexican prosecutors said Tuesday they have freed two children held by pimps who used their hold over the young girls to force their mothers into prostitution in the United States.

  • Sentencing set for Ohio woman in forced-labor case 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:06 am
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A judge has set a new sentencing date for an Ohio woman accused of using ice cream to lure a mentally disabled woman and her child to captivity in a forced-labor case.