For his efforts to assist low-income women in Cambodia and end sex-trafficking there, Denver Broncos guard Ben Garland has been named the team’s Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year.
A carjacking and sex-trafficking suspect who led deputies on a wild crime spree last summer pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges in court on Monday.
Denver has evolved into a breeding ground, officials say, for sex-traffickers who lure young runaways, often in exchange for drugs, into the underground business.
A 17-year-old girl accused of aiding in a wild carjacking spree in Jefferson County in July may have been the suspect’s sex-trafficking victim, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office said.
The FBI has been concerned with big sporting events bringing in sex traffickers exploiting women forced into prostitution.
Fort Collins police say a 60-year-old woman forced other women into a life of prostitution at a massage parlor.