GREENVILLE – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced TONY OBRIEN WILLIAMS, 29, of Cary, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard to 84 months imprisonment followed by 10 years of supervised release. On November 9, 2015, WILLIAMS pleaded guilty to Interstate Transportation for Prostitution and Use of the Internet to Promote Prostitution. According to the investigation, in January 2013,

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(KUTV) A bill that could give human traffickers the death penalty has passed the Utah House of Representatives. House Bill 136 passed Friday afternoon by a vote of 44 to 28. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Paul Ray (R-Clearfield), specifies that if a child dies while being trafficked, that would be classified as aggravated murder and could result in the death penalty. Ray has told 2News he feels the bill

Many people may think it only happens in larger cities, but the reality is, human trafficking, happens right here in our backyard. In just the past couple years the Crossroads Crisis Center out of Allen and Hardin County has sheltered approximately 20 victims of human trafficking. “It’s critical to raise awareness about human trafficking because it is a major form of abuse,” Emily Wrencher, Executive Director of Crossroads Crisis Center,