Two men were sentenced on Tuesday in a human trafficking scheme that involved importing women from the Philippines and putting them into forced labor.
A federal judge in Denver has sentenced a Highlands Ranch man to 130 months in prison in a human trafficking case.
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.
A federal indictment says an immigrant from Nigeria ran a human trafficking ring out of a home in Highlands Ranch.
A federal grand jury in Denver has indicted two men on a total of 132 counts related to human trafficking.