Sex Trafficking

6 Men Face Charges Following 'Guardian Angel' Sex Trafficking StingSix men face sex trafficking charges after an undercover operation earlier this month in Hastings.
Backpage Ad Site: Aider Of Traffickers, Or Way To Stop Them?Is the huge classified ad site an abettor of sexual trafficking and exploitation, or a beacon of free expression? Does it generate crime, or help solve it?
White Bear Lake Man Found Guilty Of Having Sex With Trafficked MinorA Ramsey County jury found Michael Mark Jordan, 43, guilty on two counts of engaging in prostitution with a minor Friday afternoon. Each conviction carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Minn. Company Aiming To Break Men's Silence On Sex TraffickingIt is a heavy topic to talk about. Sex trafficking takes place in the shadows of the Twin Cities, but a new Minnesota company is hoping to shed light on the issue in a new way.
Cindy McCain, Klobuchar To Speak On Sex Trafficking In St. PaulThey may be on opposite party lines, but two women are joining forces for one common goal.
Sex Trafficking Ring Leader Pleads Guilty In St. Paul, 3 More Still Facing TrialA St. Paul man and woman pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to a multi-state sex trafficking ring in exchange for testimony against three more defendants, according to a statement from the Ramsey County Attorney's office.
Minnesota Man Sentenced In South Dakota Sex Trafficking CaseA Minnesota man accused of forcing a woman into prostitution in Sioux Falls has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison.
Local Companies Team Up To Fight Sex TraffickingMinnesota-based company My Sister is teaming up with a private family foundation in efforts to quell sex trafficking in the state.
Illicit Massage Parlors See New Form Of CrackdownIn the last few years, the difficulty of dispelling massage parlor prostitution through traditional police methods has prompted some cities to experiment with a new enforcement approach.
2 Iowa Residents Plead Guilty In Va. Sex Trafficking CaseTwo Iowa residents have pleaded guilty in a federal sex trafficking case in Virginia. Laura Sorensen and Aldair Hodza entered the pleas Friday in federal court in Richmond to sex trafficking and transporting a person across state lines for prostitution.
Blaine Man Convicted Of Sex Trafficking To Duluth MotelA 36-year-old Blaine, Minnesota, man has been found guilty of sex trafficking for prostituting an 18-year-old woman in a Duluth, Minnesota, motel room.
2 Arrested For Having Sex With 17-Year-Old Trafficking VictimTwo men are accused of having sex with a runaway 17-year-old girl for money, in connection with a St. Paul prostitution sting earlier this year.