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An increase of sex trafficking in Northern Nevada has sparked an effort by local, state and federal agencies to try to save the exploited girls and prosecute their pimps, reports the Reno Gazette-Journal.
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By Pete Yost, Associated Press

Published Monday, July 29, 2013 | 9:18 a.m.

Updated Monday, July 29, 2013 | 4:35 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Declaring child prostitution a "persistent threat" in America, the FBI said Monday that authorities had rescued 105 young people and arrested 150 alleged pimps in a three-day sweep in 76 cities.

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The attorneys general of several states are turning up the heat on Google, concerned that the search engine giant makes it easier for criminals to sell illegal drugs online, engage in human trafficking and peddle pirated intellectual property.

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The final Nevada Senate Judiciary hearing of sex trafficking bill AB67 took place on May 28th during the last full week of the regular 2013 legislative session. In contrast to the dominant media portrayal of the bill being a no-brainer to pass to protect women and children from violent pimps forcing them into sexual slavery, the original 39-page (!) bill drafted by the Washington, DC anti-trafficking organization Polaris Project contained numerous problematic sections. One major opposition raised was the potential to severely punish a lot of people consensually engaged in the sex industry who have no involvement in the sex slavery black market.
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Committee OKs sex trafficking bill

Friday, 31 May 2013 04:27

A major anti-sex trafficking bill has just one more hurdle to clear before heading to the governor’s desk.

The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously advanced Assembly Bill 67 on Wednesday to the Senate floor where it awaits a full vote.

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A Nevada man is accused of running a human trafficking scheme that brought girls across the country to D.C. -- and that he promoted with videos boasting of his prowess as a pimp.
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As the only state that has officially legalized the business of brothels, it would be reasonable to assume Nevada would have a lower rate of illegal prostitution on its streets.

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Authorities Vow to Go After Sex Traffickers

Saturday, 17 November 2012 01:11

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas lives up to its Sin City reputation every day with the glitz, glamour, gambling and sex.

It should come as no surprise that Las Vegas is one of the worst cities when it comes to human sex trafficking that authorities are trying to stop.

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Woman forced into sex trade tells her story

Thursday, 20 September 2012 01:45

Trapped in the underworld of the multimillion-dollar sex trade, Jes Richardson says she was afforded only one luxury: sending postcards home to her mother.

She was 17, she remembers, when she was lured into a West Coast prostitution circuit by an older man who made her feel like a queen and promised her travel to faraway places and exotic beaches.

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LAS VEGAS -- Human sex trafficking is a $32 billion dollar per year industry in the United States. The problem is wide spread in Southern Nevada and Metro says gangs are now using the sex trade to fund their operations.

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