Detroit boarding up vacant homes amid possible serial killer

DETROIT (AP) — Police concerned that a possible serial killer is on the loose in Detroit began inspecting hundreds of vacant homes Friday for more victims, two days after the decomposed body of a thir...

Detroit police seek 'serial murderer' in deaths of 3 women

DETROIT (AP) — Police in Detroit say the killings of three women since March could be the work of a "serial murderer and rapist." Chief James Craig says the homicides appear to be co...

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report

A report published by the Korea Future Initiative, a London-based NGO, reveals that thousands of North Korean women and girls are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China. The rep...

Female Thai tourist claims denied entry to Taiwan for skimpy top

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman posted an angry rant on Facebook claiming that she had been denied entry at immigration in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport based on her appearance. In ...

22 foreign female tourists arrested for prostitution in Taipei over 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 22 foreign female tourists have been arrested for allegedly engaging in prostitution in Taipei, since a new series of raids began on April 12, reported CNA. As th...

Detention hearings set for couple accused of sex trafficking

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Detention hearings are scheduled for a married couple accused of using Chinese nationals in a sex-trafficking operation in northern New England. The hearings a...

2 Vietnamese tourists admit to working in sex trade in NE. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Vietnamese women, aged 25 and 37, are suspected of traveling to Taiwan under the guise of "sightseeing" to engage in prostitution, reported UDN. Two Vietnamese...

Nude Vietnamese tourist caught hiding in closet during raid on S. Taiwan brothel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese woman, who came to Taiwan as a tourist but has been working in the sex trade, was caught hiding in a brothel wardrobe raided by police in southern Taiwan's Tai...

US couple accused of enticing Chinese into sex trafficking

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A New Hampshire husband and wife are accused of luring at least 27 Chinese women into the sex trade in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Court documents indica...

Thai, Chinese prostitutes busted in Taipei's Guangzhou Street Night Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Thai woman, Chinese woman, and Taiwanese man were arrested on Monday (Nov. 5) in connection with a call girl operation in Taipei City's Guangzhou Street Night Market, rep...

4 Thai prostitutes arrested in northern Taiwan, John cries foul over fake bra size

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police raided an apartment in the northern Taiwan city of Keelung, where they nabbed four Thai prostitutes and two Taiwanese customers, one of whom complained that he had been ...

Lawsuit accuses Facebook of enabling human traffickers

HOUSTON (AP) — A human trafficking survivor from Texas has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social media giant provides traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom...

Taiwan mulls cutting visa-free travel to twice a year from 6 times for Thai, Philippines, Brunei tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In the wake of more Southeast Asian visitors on visa waiver programs involved in the sex trade during multiple trips to Taiwan, Taiwanese officials are planning to slash visa-fr...

Pope decries human trafficking for forced labor, sex trade

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging everyone to combat the "shameful crime" of human trafficking, noting that it's often linked to migrant smuggling. In remarks Sunday to the ...

Game draws attention to India's trafficked girls

Leena Kejriwal's art installations are hiding in plain sight across India. In small towns and big cities, stark black silhouettes of little girls are spray-painted on buildings, railway station wa...