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February 15, 2019
WeARE, Men as Peacemakers to host forum on sex trafficking
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education, in collaboration with Central Lakes College, will present an education forum 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday,...
February 15, 2019 - 9:00am
January 25, 2019
LSS to host 2 events in observation of National Sex Trafficking Prevention Month
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota will host two events to raise awareness about the signs of sex trafficking and to educate Brainerd area residents on what they can do to prevent it. The first event is a January Soup-Off, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in rooms 1 and 2 of the...
January 25, 2019 - 4:30am
January 23, 2019
Two Duluth men convicted of sex trafficking of teen
DULUTH — Two Duluth men who trafficked and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl were convicted Tuesday, Jan. 22, in U.S. District Court in...
January 23, 2019 - 6:14pm
January 18, 2019
Sex trafficking org recruits women to work in Twin Cities, across United States
ST. PAUL — A sex trafficking organization recruited women to work in brothels in dozens of cities, including the Twin Cities, according to...
January 18, 2019 - 6:52pm
November 10, 2018
Leader of international sex ring that targeted Minnesota, North Dakota sent to prison
ST. PAUL — The last of four suspects involved in an international sex trafficking ring that preyed on foreign-born women in Minnesota and stretched...
November 10, 2018 - 5:39pm
August 15, 2018
Six arrested in Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex sting
PIERRE, S.D. - Six people accused of attempting to have sex with minors have been arrested in a Sturgis Motorcycle Rally sex sting, state officials...
August 15, 2018 - 7:05pm
June 1, 2018
NissWATCH program busts human trafficking myths - Parents learn how to keep kids safe on social media
What comes to mind after hearing the terms "sex trafficking" or "human trafficking?" For many, it's thoughts of a young girl or woman tied up...
June 1, 2018 - 7:00am
May 23, 2018
Nisswa 'Truth 911' hosts talk on sex trafficking
NISSWA—Six. The age of a child when they have their first encounter with a pornographic image. This was one statistic reported at an informational...
May 23, 2018 - 6:32pm
Symposium offered on dangers of sex trafficking, sexual assault
The symposium "One Loaf at a Time," which focuses on the dangers of sex trafficking and sexual violence, will be held Wednesday and Thursday,...
April 23, 2018 - 7:00am
April 5, 2018
Sex trafficking seminar April 25-26 in Hackensack
HACKENSACK—Linnea Dietrich of Hackensack and Lynnette Dirks-Tripp will offer a two-day seminar again this year to make people aware of sex trafficking in this area. Last year, 450 people attended a film presentation at Bear Pause Theater about this subject. This year, there...
April 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 28, 2018
Self-help guru coerced followers into sex, branded women with cauterizing pen, feds say
Authorities caught up with the alleged fugitive self-help guru behind the walls of a luxury gated community near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The villas inside, according to court documents filed this week, had a price tag of up to $10,000 a week, not a place to expect a man who claimed...
March 28, 2018 - 7:07am
February 9, 2018
'Boss lady' in international sex trafficking sent to Minn. prison
ST. PAUL—A ringleader in an international sex-trafficking operation will spend 8.5 years in prison — and she should "thank her lucky...
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 7, 2018
Super Bowl sting: 26 nabbed for soliciting sex from minors, 7 for trafficking
MINNEAPOLIS—A 43-year-old man thought he was texting with a girl when he asked her age and whether she had modeled before. She said she...
February 7, 2018 - 8:33am
February 2, 2018
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
ST. PAUL — A high school junior leads an effort to prevent sex trafficking around Minnesota. Jessica Melnik of Hopkins High School founded...
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 1, 2018
Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens
ST PAUL -- A Missouri man in town to work at Super Bowl Live is accused of offering two VIP tickets to the event in exchange for sex with a pair of teens. Justin Beard, 33, of Branson, Mo., was charged Thursday, Feb. 1, with two counts of offering or agreeing to hire a prostitute...
February 1, 2018 - 7:31pm