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  • Howard group advocates against human trafficking

    Howard group advocates against human trafficking
    When Sara Cochran, Deadra Atkins and other members of Howard County Agast talk about human trafficking at public lectures and events, they often tell the anecdote of a girl picked up by a suspected human trafficker near a typical American mall. The...
  • A prevention-first approach to child sexual abuse

    The recent FBI raid that arrested three men in Maryland as part of Operation Cross Country that netted 150 alleged pimps in 76 cities illustrates significant governmental efforts in detecting and arresting sex offenders, including pimps and buyers. But...
  • Man sentenced to 10 years for human trafficking in Howard

    Man sentenced to 10 years for human trafficking in Howard
    A 31-year-old California man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for prostitution and human trafficking in Howard County Circuit Court last week. Rowland James Duffey, who listed his address in Long Beach, Calif., was sentenced by Judge Louis A....
  • Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service

    Former Baltimore police officer indicted on charges of running prostitution service
    A former Baltimore police officer already facing state charges for prostituting his wife was indicted on a federal prostitution charge that alleged he oversaw a call-girl business with more than 300 customers. In an indictment unsealed Friday, Lamin...
  • Howard police arrest 10 men in prostitution sting

    Howard police arrest 10 men in prostitution sting
    Ten men were arrested in Jessup Thursday by Howard County police in a prostitution sting, according to a news release.  The sting, which was the third of its kind police have conducted this year, targets men soliciting prostitution by placing female...
  • Four women charged with prostitution in Howard County

    Four women charged with prostitution in Howard County
    Four women were arrested and charged with prostitution this week after Howard County detectives responded to online ads and posed as potential customers or "johns," according a Howard County Police news release. Police said detectives used the website...
  • Man arrested in Arundel on prostitution, trafficking charges

    Man arrested in Arundel on prostitution, trafficking charges
    Anne Arundel County Police last week arrested a North Carolina man who they said was using a party promotion business in the county as a front for human trafficking and prostitution. Michael D. Boswell Jr., 30, of Raleigh, N.C., was arrested June 20...
  • CEO who embezzled to pay prostitutes sentenced to prison

    The former president and CEO of Wings to Go, a fast food franchise headquartered in Severna Park, was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for embezzling more than $885,000 from the company to pay for telephone sex and prostitutes over a six-year...
  • Contradictions from the anti-Question 6 campaign

    Contradictions from the anti-Question 6 campaign
    A central message of those leading the campaign against Maryland's same-sex marriage law is that they are not opposed to gays and lesbians or to ensuring their civil rights. But that contention is undermined by the video of a town hall meeting at Manna...
  • County, federal agents close in on alleged Towson brothel

    County, federal agents close in on alleged Towson brothel
    The directions to the alleged brothel told the men that if they saw a house with green awnings, they'd gone too far. But some of them apparently misunderstood; would-be customers have shown up for years at the nearby house in Towson. Despite neighbors'...
  • Massage parlor arrest highlights trafficking problem

    Massage parlor arrest highlights trafficking problem
    The ad that led to the arrest of a Towson massage parlor owner this month was typical for such businesses, boasting as it did of the availability of "new young girls." "You have to ask: If they constantly have new girls, where are the other girls going?...
  • Baltimore firefighter indicted on federal prostitution charges

    Baltimore firefighter indicted on federal prostitution charges
    Federal prosecutors have taken on the case of a Baltimore City firefighter accused of running a prostitution ring, alleging that he lured women to the city to work for him from as far away as Texas and South Dakota. Prosecutors say Jamar Simmons, 30, and...