The seven-inch scar runs diagonally across the left flank of his skinny torso, a glaring reminder of an operation he hoped would save his family from debt but instead plunged him into shame.
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
A Sioux Falls man accused of running a sex trafficking "house of horrors" received a maximum sentence in court Monday.
Pat Colloton testified Monday that a state fund to help human trafficking victims is in danger of going broke because many people convicted of patronizing prostitutes are given diversion but not fined.
He controlled every aspect of her life and threatened to kill her family if she didn't sell her body to strangers.
Correll Slawter forced the 17-year-old girl to work as a prostitute for more than four months before Niagara Regional Police arrested him on a human trafficking charge.
Former warlord Bosco Ntaganda played a "key role" in ethnic crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, using child soldiers and capturing sex slaves for his rebel army, the International Criminal Court heard on Monday.