The founders of an organization that helps teen girls who are rescued from prostitution received a community leadership award on Tuesday from the FBI’s Denver division.
The arrest of 150 pimps across the country and in Denver in a three-day sweep highlights what federal agents say is a growing problem — child prostitution. Now a Denver group is trying to raise awareness of the problem.
A businessman from Highlands Ranch will do prison time for luring foreign nurses with promises of an education and high paying jobs.
A trial is under way for a man from Highlands Ranch accused of human trafficking. The jury will decide if he brought nurses to the United States under false pretenses and then put them to work, collecting much of their pay.
There has been a crackdown on crimes involving prostitution and human trafficking in Colorado. The FBI says it’s making a new push because it’s seeing those kinds of crimes on the increase.
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is headed to Mexico City to meet with Mexican Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam to discuss drug trafficking, human trafficking and judicial reform in Mexico.
Authorities took down a human trafficking ring accused of sexually exploiting girls.
Truck drivers are now joining in the fight to stop human trafficking.
Colorado highways are used daily for human smuggling. That’s according to Colorado State Patrol officers.
A federal grand jury in Denver has indicted two men on a total of 132 counts related to human trafficking.