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Pikeville man sentenced for sex trafficking

A former Pikeville landlord will be spending more than a decade behind bars for sex trafficking minors.

Refuge for Women opens its first Kentucky emergency shelter for trafficked women

A non-profit, faith based group says it is opening its first emergency shelter for women in Kentucky. 

5k will benefit local nonprofit supporting victims of sex trafficking

Unshackled By Love Ministries is hosting a 5K run on Saturday to raise funds to help victims of sex trafficking.

Winchester teen donates Christmas money to fight human trafficking

A Winchester teenager's private, unselfish act of Christmas kindness has gone very public, even global, bringing attention to the world's fastest growing crime: human trafficking of children.

Tennessee woman accused of sex trafficking an 18-year-old

A Tennessee woman is indicted on multiple charges related to human trafficking after authorities accused her of coercing an 18-year-old into prostitution.

Kentucky man charged with sex trafficking

A Kentucky man is facing charges after being accused of paying for sex with young women.

Kentucky woman pleads guilty to sex trafficking 2 women

A Kentucky woman has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking two women and faces up to almost 20 years in prison.

Louisville woman charged with sex trafficking two victims

A federal indictment was unsealed yesterday for a Louisville woman accused of sex trafficking two victims.

Judge allows sex-trafficking claim in suit against Weinstein

A New York judge has agreed to let a class-action lawsuit proceed with a sex-trafficking claim against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

Pike Co. man arrested by U.S. Marshals on sex trafficking charges

A Pike County man was arrested by U.S. Marshals on sex trafficking charges.

New solutions for the old problem of illegal massage parlors

The massage parlor sting in Florida that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is a reminder of the human trafficking and abuse taking place across America behind the darkened windows of many brothels posing as spas.

Kentucky’s first shelter for exploited children to open in 2020

Safe Passage announced yesterday that they will open Kentucky's first shelter for child victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Young people vulnerable to sex trafficking in Kentucky

ABC 36 first reported Monday about a tragic case: an 18-year-old accused of violently attacking a man while negotiating money for sex.

Kentucky Jury Convicts Michigan Man of Sex Trafficking

A Michigan man has been convicted of sex trafficking by a Kentucky jury after an investigation that began with a prostitution sting operation about the time of the Kentucky Derby.

5 people charged in multistate sex trafficking ring

Prosecutors have charged five St. Paul, Minnesota residents in what authorities allege was a multistate sex-trafficking ring.

First Federal Sentence For Sex Trafficking In Kentucky

Marco Antonio Flores-Benitez was sentenced to 15 years in prison as the first person convicted federally in Kentucky of sex trafficking.

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