DENVER (CBS4)– Federal authorities estimate there could be up to 2,000 child sex trafficking victims in Colorado and Wyoming, each of whom can make as much as $100,000 for a pimp. In Colorado, the FBI’s Innocence Lost task force recently pointed to one man, Alex Brown as an example of why human trafficking must be stopped. CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger found him in jail and spoke to him and one

Tucson – More than 4,000 cases of sex trafficking in the U.S. were reported to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in 2015 – with nearly 120 of those cases coming out of Arizona. Many of the victims were runaways, teens and young adults picked up off the streets and trafficked into prostitution. Others were solicited online. A study of more than 200 homeless young adults, aged 18 to 25,

A 14-year-old girl held against her will in a Bronx sex den for more than a month was force-fed drugs, raped at gunpoint, beaten and pimped out by her perverted captors, authorities said. Prosecutors outlined the lurid and disturbing details of the teen’s torturous time at a University Heights apartment where she was repeatedly raped by 38-year-old Maurice Hines and forced to have sex with other men, according to a

36 people were arrested in the area over the last two days, following a human trafficking investigation in North Georgia and East Tennessee. Investigators say those people attempted to have sex illegally, many of them with children. “The first objective was to identify potential victims of human trafficking, while targeting persons who attempted to purchase illicit sex. The second objective was to identify individuals searching for sex with minors online,”

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