Authorities say online solicitations for escort services increase about 150 percent during big events.
Source: 2 Teens Rescued From Sex Trafficking During Detroit Auto Show
4 hunted in criminal enterprise that allegedly drugged and forced women to have sex with customers at motel
Source: Inside Victory Inn raid: ‘Never seen anything like this’
Nonprofits Alternatives For Girls and WC Safe worked with Homeland Security to recover 14 victims in January
Source: Gov’t, nonprofits partner to fight human trafficking in Detroit
A Jamestown Township couple has been charged with soliciting minors for sex over the past month in the Jamestown Township and Hudsonville area.Anuj Chopra, 41, is charged with trying to entice two 16-year-olds to engage in sexual activities for money under a state of Michigan law violation of Human Trafficking.Leslie Chopra, 42, is charged with distributing sexually explicit materials to minors and using a computer to commit a crime. These charges stem from her communications with a 16-year-old
Source: Jamestown Township couple arrested for human trafficking violations
For Madeline Madden, human trafficking is all too real. The 32-year-old Flint-area woman says someone tried to convince her and friends a least twice into what may have become slavery.
Source: Human trafficking targets children, task force says in Flint workshop
The path to redemption should be defined and broadened. Michigan needs to do better, a Wayne State law student says
Source: Column: A case for more expungement in Michigan
Michigan State Police motor carrier officers are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness of human trafficking.
Source: MSP motor carrier officers join forces to fight human trafficking
“Tone gave drugs to the prostitutes so they would continue to have sex with customers, the victim told Homeland Security.
The victim “was terrified … because he had physically assaulted her on numerous occasions and that she believed that Victory Inn staff was aware of (Tone’s) illegal activities at the hotel,” Forys wrote in the complaint.”
Detroit man charged with sex, drug crimes following high-profile raid at Victory Inn motel
Source: Feds portray Victory Inn as drug-riddled brothel
Sex trafficking may sound like a distant danger, but it is happening right here in West Michigan.
Source: Sex trafficking – how to prevent and protect our children | WOODTV.com