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A federal court jury on Friday found karaoke club operator Chang Ru Meng Backman guilty of one count of sex trafficking, but acquitted her of two counts of same charges involving two other women.

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WILMINGTON — Authorities say they believe they have smashed a widespread sex trafficking ring that lured women from across the Eastern seaboard into a nightmare of working as prostitutes every day at massage parlors and spas in Massachusetts while they lived in squalor.

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Police officers visited Indiana massage parlors repeatedly and allowed workers — all Chinese immigrants — to fondle them in exchange for cash, all in a fight against prostitution and human trafficking. On Wednesday, 30 officers raided two businesses in Carmel and Zionsville, arresting six people — four alleged prostitutes and two alleged pimps, says the Indianapolis Star.

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Shaip Muja, a member of parliament and former health adviser to the current Prime Minister, Hashim Thaci, is expected be one of eight people indicted in a second round of investigations into the activities of the Medicus clinic in the Kosovan capital of Pristina, where at least 24 illegal transplants took place in 2008.

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On Tuesday, the federal government charged 13 men, nine of whom live in Queens, with crimes related to running an international sex trafficking ring from the rural enclave of Tenancingo, Mexico to New York.

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PRISTINA, Kosovo — A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo says a new probe into illegal organ trafficking has begun just days after five people were found guilty of running a criminal ring that lured poor people from Eastern Europe into selling their kidneys to rich recipients.

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PARIS: Five people have been convicted in Kosovo in connection with an elaborate organ-trafficking network that lured poor people to the country and then sold their kidneys and other organs to wealthy transplant recipients from Israel, the United States, Canada and Germany, charging as much as $130,000 for each organ.

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The first time someone mentioned human trafficking to Kimberly Ritter, she had only a vague idea of what it was. "Isn't that something that happens in third-world countries?" she asked.

That was 2008.

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The 47-year-old victim, a resident of China who speaks only Mandarin, managed to break free on Wednesday and ran to a nearby restaurant, where someone called police.

"Due to the language barrier, obviously, it was challenging," Windsor Locks Police Chief Eric Osanitsch said Thursday.

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An Escape From Sex Slavery

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 06:11
Loch’s story may sound extreme, but it is not some isolated incident. An estimated 27 million people are victims of slavery around the world, according to the U.S. State Department. The buying and selling of humans is a multibillion-dollar global business, ensnaring vulnerable people who are often kidnapped or tricked into the trade.
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