| 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...
| 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 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 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 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.
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:46 PM
State, local and FBI law enforcement officers across Maryland and the United States announced a sweeping, coordinated child prostitution bust that recovered 105 children, the FBI announced Monday.
While no children were reported found in Maryland, the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ever since President Bill Clinton "did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky," whatever remains of standards seem to have fallen even lower among people who hold offices and positions once thought to require good behavior and strong...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
BANGKOK -- Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the full extent of its horror.
Nana Plaza is one of several "red light" districts in Bangkok....
| 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...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Howard County Police arrested and charged 18 men with soliciting prostitution Wednesday after conducting its second prostitution sting of the year.
Detectives and female officers arrested and charged the men for soliciting prostitution along the...