Federal jury convicts 5 in Thai sex trafficking trial

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Five people on trial for an alleged ring that prosecutors said sold Thai women for sex in the U.S. were convicted Wednesday on sex trafficking charges. A feder...

Stormy Daniels protests law raising age for exotic dancers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A porn actress who claimed to have had an affair with President Donald Trump joined other women to voice opposition to a law that raises the age requirement for exotic dancers ...

Funding for defense in NY sex-trafficking case questioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are challenging how defense lawyers are being paid in the case against a self-improvement organization accused of branding female followers. Court...

4 Vietnamese prostitutes arrested in western Taiwan after brothel exposed on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police have raided a brothel in western Taiwan and arrested 12, including four Vietnamese women, after a YouTube video of the young, nubile women inside attracted one million v...

Colombia: Over 40 Venezuelan women rescued from sex ring

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say that more than 40 Venezuelan women have been rescued from a sex trafficking ring. Chief prosecutor Nestor Martinez says Thursday the...

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 M...

Campaign consultants worked with Hawley's official staff

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Out-of-state political consultants that went on to help run Republican Josh Hawley's U.S. Senate campaign began advising his staff in the Missouri Attorney General's Office ...

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 ...

Babysitter indicted for 'Six-hour Nonstop Electric Sex Party' in New Taipei 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eleven people, including two women and nine men, have been indicted for participating in a sex party at a love hotel organized by a babysitter in New Taipei City in M...

Mayor, others push back on proposed robot brothel in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A so-called "robot brothel" being proposed for Houston is getting pushback from local officials and community groups, with the mayor saying the city is reviewing its ordinances to deter...

Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police say the ef...

DC-area man gets 12 years' prison for sex trafficking girls

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to sex trafficking two teen girls has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Citing a U.S. attorney's office release, news outlets r...

The Latest: Ex-senator gets 15 years in sex trafficking case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former Oklahoma state senator convicted of child sex trafficking (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A former Repub...

Ex-senator may get life in prison for child sex trafficking

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma faces a minimum of 10 years in prison on a child sex trafficking charge. Ralph Shortey is due in federal court in O...

Sex-trafficking case against self-help group could expand

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says there could be more criminal charges brought against the leader of a purported self-help group who's accused of forcing women into having unwanted sex. ...