Student tips lead to sex trafficking arrest

It all started with a presentation on human trafficking at Shadow Hills High School in Indio. It was followed by a tip from not one, but two female students who said the same woman on Facebook, identified as Marlissa Garcia, had attempted to recruit them for prostitution. Recently-released court records…

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District’s social media policy questioned following NC teacher’s sex trafficking arrest

Some parents in Pender County are questioning the school system’s social media policies following the arrest of a Topsail High School track coach. Ahmad Garrison, 27, of Holly Ridge, was charged Wednesday with four additional counts of sexual activity with a student. According to the Pender County Sheriff’s Office, the…

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Danish man charged with ordering rape of 346 children in ‘historic’ livestream sex abuse case

A 70-year-old Danish man has been charged with ordering numerous child rape and sex abuse livestreams from third-world countries, where each assault usually cost the predator no more than $40. The man, who allegedly ordered sex abuse of children, predominantly Filipino, over the internet and had them streamed to his…

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Additional sex charges raise new concerns of possible trafficking ring

Police forwarded new information to prosecutors that they believe could result with a human trafficking charge being filed against a former Muskogee firefighter who already faces several sex crimes. Muskogee Police Officer Lincoln Anderson said during a news conference Tuesday the investigative findings have prompted concerns about a possible child…

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