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February 9, 2018
Hong Jing, 49, of Irvine, Calif., received an 8.5 year sentence on Feb. 9, 2018, for her role as one of the ring leaders in a sex-trafficking operation that spanned more than half the country. (Courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office)
'Boss lady' in international sex trafficking sent to Minn. prison
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 7, 2018
Super Bowl sting: 26 nabbed for soliciting sex from minors, 7 for trafficking
February 7, 2018 - 8:33am
February 2, 2018
With school officials and state legislators watching, high school junior Jessica Melnik talks about efforts to prevent girls from being used in sex trafficking. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 1, 2018
Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens
February 1, 2018 - 7:31pm
January 28, 2018
Naomi Nelson of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota hands out "cute" or "creepy" response cards to 9-year-old Ruby Carlson (left), 8-year-old Bella Fluegge, her mother Cristina Fluegge and Carlson's mother, Cassie Stenson. The interactive discussion about social media safety was part of a free event at the Brainerd Family YMCA on Wednesday. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Strategies for staying safe on social media suggested at YMCA
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Jenny Gaines, program director at Breaking Free, looks up from her computer at the Breaking Free offices on University Avenue in St. Paul on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The organization, which helps sex workers move away from the that industry, is preparing for increased needs and outreach while the NFL Super Bowl is in Minneapolis. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Super Bowl the biggest time for sex trafficking? That's a myth, but here's the picture of what happens every day in the Twin Cities
January 28, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Law enforcement plans for sex trafficking issues around Super Bowl
January 24, 2018 - 1:45pm
January 22, 2018
Forum delves into shady practices behind sex trade
January 22, 2018 - 4:00am
January 20, 2018
Coming Monday: Forum on "supply" side of sex trafficking
January 20, 2018 - 7:00am
January 19, 2018
From Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, Naomi Nelson (left), central Minnesota regional navigator, Kate LePage, Saving Grace case manager, Kathy Sauve, housing, youth and family resources director, and Molly Koop, Saving Grace program coordinator, wait for a showing of a sex trafficking documentary to end at Central Lakes College in Brainerd before answering audience questions on Wednesday. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Sex trafficking making inroads in Brainerd lakes area
January 19, 2018 - 8:00am
January 15, 2018
Aimee Schroeder combs the internet in her Stillwater office on January 9, 2018, looking for sex-for-sale ads that might involve children. Schroeder is an analyst with Washington County attorney's office, working with the East Metro Human Trafficking Task Force. Bob Shaw / Pioneer Press
Washington County group has suggestions on how you can fight sex trafficking
January 15, 2018 - 8:20pm
How can you fight sex trafficking? Washington County group has suggestions
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
January 3, 2018
Kate LePage of Lutheran Social Service and Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted present Tuesday to the Baxter City Council on local efforts against sex trafficking. Zach Kayser / Brainerd Dispatch
Baxter City Council: Month's events to raise trafficking awareness
January 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 21, 2017
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Fargo judge slaps convicted Minn., ND pimp with 40-year sentence
December 21, 2017 - 4:54pm
December 4, 2017
Illustration by Troy Becker / Forum News Service
The reason some women are wearing dresses every day in December
December 4, 2017 - 7:37am