Undercover Cook County Sheriff Officers Bust 21 Men in Prostitution Sting

Undercover Cook County Sheriff Officers Bust 21 Men in Prostitution Sting

Cook County Sheriff’s Police regularly perform prostitution stings attempting to bust men in money-for-sex crimes. The county’s Public Morals Nuisance Violation Ordinance (Sec. 58-163.1) results in monetary citations, impounded vehicles, arrests, and damaged reputations. On Thursday night, officers arrested 21 men who responded to online prostitution ads in Northwest Cook County, reports NBC News on […]

Virginia Is Commonplace for Human Trafficking Victims

Virginia Is Commonplace for Human Trafficking Victims

January 11 is National Human Trafficking day and Virginia has become commonplace for this global crime. The Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2018 recently passed by Congress was signed on January 8 by President Trump. This action allocates $430 million through 2022 to prevent and respond to human trafficking in […]

It Is Time to Tell the Truth About Human Rights

It Is Time to Tell the Truth About Human Rights

Recently several human rights groups have documented that the U.S. State Department has upgraded the status of some countries, notably Malaysia and Cuba, regarding human trafficking in order to improve diplomatic relations with those countries. Human trafficking, which is modern-day slavery, is the illegal buying and selling of people, typically for forced labor or forced […]

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