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Lawsuits allege hotel chains ignored human trafficking

Lawyers representing human trafficking victims want a single federal judge to oversee multiple lawsuits alleging that major hotel chains have ignored human trafficking taking place on their premises. Attorneys have asked a federal panel to consolidate at least 21 such ...

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Lawsuits allege hotel chains ignored human trafficking

Lawyers representing human trafficking victims want a single federal judge to oversee multiple lawsuits alleging that major hotel chains have ignored human trafficking taking place on their premises. Attorneys have asked a federal panel to consolidate at least 21 such ...

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Criminal Law: Sex Trafficking-Above-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence

Defendant pleaded guilty to sex-trafficking offenses and was sentenced to an above-guidelines sentence as recommended under the terms of defendant’s plea agreement. On appeal, defendant challenged the substantive reasonableness of his sentence. Where the district court adequately considered the statutory ...

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Foster care problems left kids vulnerable to sex traffickers

More than a dozen children who ran away from troubled Kansas welfare system and juvenile corrections placements have wound up incarcerated for crimes related to human trafficking, drawing the ire of victims’ advocates and some lawmakers who say the runaways ...

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Foster care problems left kids vulnerable to sex traffickers

More than a dozen children who ran away from troubled Kansas welfare system and juvenile corrections placements have wound up incarcerated for crimes related to human trafficking, drawing the ire of victims’ advocates and some lawmakers who say the runaways ...

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Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with molesting dozens of girls

Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a secret deal, federal prosecutors made another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14. ...

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Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein charged with molesting dozens of girls

Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a secret deal, federal prosecutors made another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14. ...

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Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex-trafficking victims

Like many victims of a Connecticut sex-trafficking ring that preyed on troubled young men and teenage boys for more than 20 years, Samuel Marino never told his family or police about being coerced into sexual relations with much older men. ...

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Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex-trafficking victims

Like many victims of a Connecticut sex-trafficking ring that preyed on troubled young men and teenage boys for more than 20 years, Samuel Marino never told his family or police about being coerced into sexual relations with much older men. ...

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