Articles Tagged With ‘sex trafficking’




California deems Backpage.com a brothel, arrests the CEO

Backpage.com is the world’s top online brothel, and its CEO, Carl Ferrer, is a pimp, according to the California Attorney General’s Office. Authorities have arrested Ferrer on felony charges of pimping, pimping a minor and... (Continue reading)

School police officer accused of child sex trafficking

Investigators arrested a police officer employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District on Wednesday for sex trafficking of a child. On April 20, Mauricio Edgardo Estrada, 28, responded to a Craigslist ad offering sex... (Continue reading)

Los Osos teen was raped, sodomized and pimped, jury rules

A San Luis Obispo jury found a 40-year-old San Francisco man guilty of 19 crimes related to the sexual abuse of a Los Osos teen he met on Craigslist. The convictions include rape, sodomy, pimping... (Continue reading)

Cayucos firefighter allegedly had a sex slave

As the sex slave of former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr., a teenage Los Osos girl had to engage in intercourse with her master as often as five times a day over the course of... (Continue reading)

Sex trafficking bust saves 27 California minors

A nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking rescued 27 California minors from forced prostitution last week. Federal agents working with local law enforcement officers conducted a week-long bust on sex traffickers. They arrested 281 pimps nationwide... (Continue reading)

Two Fresno men charged with sex trafficking minors in SLO

Law enforcement officers arrested two Fresno men last week for sex trafficking two female minors in San Luis Obispo and other areas. Javier Solis, 28, and Michael Anthony Andrade, 33, brought two female minors, ages... (Continue reading)