| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:04 PM
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.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:14 AM
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....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:46 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:27 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:07 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:53 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:21 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:30 PM
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.
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
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?...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:04 PM
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...