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Human Trafficking

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FBI Honors Colorado Group That Helps Trafficked Teens

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.

11/26/2013

CBS4's Jennifer Brice talks with truck driver Chris Striker (credit: CBS)

Colorado Truck Drivers Keeping Eyes Out For Human Trafficking

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.

07/30/2013

Kizzy Kalu (credit: CBS)

Jury Finds Highlands Ranch Man Guilty Of Human Trafficking

A businessman from Highlands Ranch will do prison time for luring foreign nurses with promises of an education and high paying jobs.

07/02/2013

Kizzy Kalu (credit: CBS)

Highlands Ranch Man Accused Of Human Trafficking Heads To Trial

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.

06/05/2013

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Authorities Cracking Down On Prostitution, Human Trafficking In Colorado

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.

05/08/2013

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Colorado AG Going To Mexico For Meetings

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.

03/15/2013

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Authorities Bust Human Trafficking Ring In Colorado

Authorities took down a human trafficking ring accused of sexually exploiting girls.

12/10/2012

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Truckers Against Trafficking Program Aims To Curb ‘Modern Day Slavery’

Truck drivers are now joining in the fight to stop human trafficking.

11/13/2012

State troopers search for a human smuggling suspect on I-70 in Jefferson County on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado Highways Used Daily For Human Smuggling

Colorado highways are used daily for human smuggling. That’s according to Colorado State Patrol officers.

08/11/2012

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2 Indicted On Counts Related To Human Trafficking

A federal grand jury in Denver has indicted two men on a total of 132 counts related to human trafficking.

03/09/2012

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