A federal grand jury on Wednesday convicted a Wayne County man on charges of sex trafficking using force and coercion in a case that involved three runaways who were placed at a facility in Mt. Pleasant.
Source: Jury convicts man in sex trafficking case involving Mt. Pleasant runaways
Delegates from Amnesty International voted to support a policy that will allow the group to lobby governments to repeal most laws that forbid the sale and purchase of sex.
Source: Amnesty International Votes for Policy Calling for Decriminalization of Prostitution
Credit card companies have upended the business model of sex traffickers by eliminating a way they pay for advertising.
Source: Making Life Harder for Pimps – The New York Times
Officers cite case of woman held for prostitution
Source: Police: Modern-day slavery happening in Battle Creek
“Human trafficking is basically the modern-day slavery,” Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Saxton said.
Source: BCPD: Man used addiction to force prostitution
If our society is to truly eradicate human trafficking, it is essential that the hotel industry recognize the central role it plays in not only responding to modern slavery, but preventing it in the first place.
Source: Combating Human Trafficking in the Hotel Industry | Bradley Myles
Questions raised in a felony case against a Michigan auto shop owner have drawn attention to a state law that, prior to last year, only allowed prostitution and pandering charges to apply when women came forward as victims.
Source: Prostitution case in Michigan moves forward despite questions about law – The Herald: Don’t Miss This
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A West Michigan police department rescued a young woman from human trafficking.
Source: Woman rescued from human trafficking by police