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8 Wacky Crime Facts

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 10.29.2011 | Crime

Did you know that 95 percent of the music downloads in the United States are downloaded illegally? Or did you know that an estimated 10,000 prostitute...

Undercover Investigation Breaks Open Massive Sex Trafficking Ring

Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

Eight men and one woman were charged with involuntary sexual servitude of a minor and human trafficking Wednesday following an 18-month undercover inv...

WATCH: 'Prostitution: Leaving The Life' Tackles Problems Facing Cook County Sex Workers

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

For about 20,000 women in the Chicagoland area, prostitution is a way of life. Over the years, many of these women are arrested and locked up briefly,...

The Dark Underbelly of Immigration

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Immigration is an issue of frequent debate in the news but its dark underbelly -- the trafficking of people -- receives far less attention. Yet the scale of it is alarming.

Dunkin' Donuts Worker's 'Extra Sugar' Prompts Prostitution Bust: Cops

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Police say there was more on the menu than Munchkins and lattes during the late shift at a Dunkin' Donuts in northern ...

Sex Trafficking and Prostitution -- Big Business With Plenty of Victims

Cynthia Kounaris | Posted 10.01.2011 | World
Cynthia Kounaris

If most Americans (those not involved in any aspect of the sex industry) think about prostitution, I would guess that we have two images of it -- glea...

Does Buying Sex Make You a Criminal?

Tom Matlack | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Tom Matlack

This is certainly an important question and one that bears directly on the impact of the accelerating sex trade. But 202 subjects recruited in the local paper by an activist with an ax to grind doesn't seem to be good science.

America's Children: Victims of Adult Vices

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Lisa Kaas Boyle

"The Children, Victims of Adult Vices" is effective public art that forces us to confront our vices and how they jeopardize the future of humanity. T...

New Mexico Judge Accused of Raping Prostitute Caught On Tape

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 09.19.2011 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque's chief criminal judge was arrested on charges he raped a prostitute, and an undercover officer bought a video r...

Seventeen Charged With Running Wall Street Prostitution Ring

Posted 09.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Bernd Debusmann Jr.) - Seventeen people were indicted on Wednesday on charges of running a high-end prostitution ring that catered to Wa...

Sonja Sharp

Florida School Bus Monitor Accused Of Operating Underage 'Sex Slave' Prostitution Ring

HuffingtonPost.com | Sonja Sharp | Posted 09.14.2011 | Crime

A Florida cop and a school bus monitor were arrested Thursday in connection with a child prostitution ring, Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a sta...

Police Defend 9 Month Bikini Barista Investigation

Patch | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The Edmonds Police Department is defending itself after its undercover investigation of a bikini barista coffee stand drew condemnation and sarcastic ...

In Hot Water: Four Charged In Alleged Espresso Prostitution Ring

Edmonds, WA Patch | Brian Soergel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

After a ninth-month undercover investigation, the Edmonds Police Department has arrested the owner of an Edmonds espresso stand on three counts of pro...

South Korean Sex Workers Fight To Protect Brothels

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 09.05.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — The pimps and prostitutes of Yeongdeungpo start the day as if preparing for a siege, stocking their brothels with flammable...

WATCH: Barcelona Becoming Spain's Human Trafficking Hotspot

Posted 09.04.2011 | World

Barcelona may be beloved the world over for its sun-drenched beaches and spectacular nightlife, but the city has also become a notorious epicenter for...

Ashton Kutcher vs. Owner of Denver's Westword

Nancy Cronk | Posted 09.03.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

As a community organizer who values the progressive voice of Westword, I personally encourage parent company the Village Voice to be more discriminating in accepting ads for massage and escort services.

Men Charged With Transporting Prostitutes To Vermont Farms

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

BRATTLEBORO, Vt - Federal prosecutors have charged two men with transporting several Hispanic women from New York to Vermont to have sex with farm...

The Nations 'Not Doing Enough' To Combat Slavery

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.27.2011 | World

According to a report by ABC News' Kirit Radia, the State Department's newly-released annual Trafficking in Persons report faults 23 countries for "n...

Another Prof. Arrested In Prostitution Sting

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 08.23.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former University of New Mexico President F. Chris Garcia was arrested and jailed Thursday in connection with a multistate, ...

Morality Poll: Who's Worse?

Posted 08.22.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Americans are tougher on politicians for their financial misdeeds than their sexual ones, ...

Professor Accused Of Running Non-Profit Prostitution Site

AP | Posted 08.21.2011 | College

MADISON, N.J. — A New Jersey college professor has been arrested in New Mexico and is accused of operating a prostitution website. David Flory ...

Sexual Hypocrisy and Democratic Weakness: Just Another Day in the USA

Darren Hutchinson | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics
Darren Hutchinson

Lacking anything better over which to obsess, the rapidly declining U.S. media created a faux scandal that forced Anthony Weiner to resign.

Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Through Craigslist

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.17.2011 | Denver

Dallas Colby Cardenas, 20, has been convicted of sex trafficking of a child, pimping and pimping of a child. At the time of Cardenas' indictment by th...

Post Buries News That Hancock Phone in Use During Some Possible Prostitution Appointments

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.15.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The mainstream media, like the Denver Post, which hyped this rotten story unfairly, should back off of this drama now and stop the strange front-page play that it's been giving it.

Rogers Park Man Allegedly Forced Mentally Disabled Woman Into Prostitution

Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

A 36-year-old Rogers Park man was charged with involuntary servitude Sunday after he allegedly trapped a mentally disabled woman in his car and forced...