Ron Cassie - March The quiet year-old from Prince William County, Virginia, chafed under the strict control of her single mom. She had lived previously in Maryland and had friends in Washington, D. Melvin Douglas approached her as a friend, too—a potential boyfriend even.
Authorities: Teen’s Facebook Message To Mom Thwarts Malvern Human Trafficking Ring, 8 Men Arrested
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In the early morning hours of May 30, authorities carried out a raid on two of the apartements in a home in East Whiteland Township. A neighbor who asked not to be named said, aside from some peculiar trash left around, there was nothing to indicate that anything wrong was going on inside. Investigators say the men were holding a year-old girl against her will and forced her to have sex for money with as many as four to five individuals per day, at three different locations in the township. The mother then contacted the police to inform them where she was supposed to meet her daughter. They also took pictures of her that were used to advertise her to men who would pay to have sex with her. The year-old victim was told to give a fake name and age if anyone asked. While investigating, detectives discovered a second victim, an year-old from Virginia, who said she had been held against her will by the co-defendants between February and March
Sex Trafficking - Closer to Your Neighborhood than You Think
Part one of Richard Jobson and Emma Thompson's short film about the brutal realities of sex trafficking. Made in conjunction with The Helen Bamber Foundation Trailer for upcoming documentary on victims of sexually exploited teens in Oakland CA.
Or you might imagine a woman who comes to the U. Maybe you think of a young woman violently forced by a hated pimp to work the streets. While all of these images do constitute forms of sex trafficking, they barely begin to tell the story. And as these disturbing pictures run through our minds, few of us add to our list the children and teens in our own communities. Myths and misconceptions about human trafficking abound.