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Child Sex Trafficking

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Bill Aims to Reduce Sex Trafficking

A Missouri congresswoman was in St. Louis introducing the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation bill, aimed at reducing sex trafficking.

03/14/2014

Panel on sex trafficking meets in St. Louis. Photo: Kevin Killeen/KMOX

Warning Middle Schoolers About Sex Trafficking

Have you talked to your middle schoolers about the dangers of sex trafficking?

03/05/2014

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Man Convicted of Forcing Teens into Prostitution

A Chicago man has been convicted of several federal charges for forcing two teenage girls into prostitution.

03/03/2014

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Brother-Sister Pimps Beat, Burn, Drug and Starve Victims

A local sex trafficking case closed this week will open your eyes to what hundreds of victims may have went through.

02/06/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (6th L) speaks at a press conference announcing new objectives to crack down on human and sex trafficking throughout the state of New Jersey, inspired in part by the upcoming Super Bowl, on January 29, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sex Trafficking Not Limited to the City Hosting the Super Bowl

Officials in New Jersey are trying to sideline sex traffickers at the Super Bowl. A St. Louis meeting planner says it’s what needs to happen at every big convention or event across the country.

01/30/2014

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IGNITE Conference Hopes to Spark Action Against Sex Trafficking

In recent years, Nix Conference and Meeting Management has been working with the hotel industry to train employees.

09/30/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Five

As you’ve heard on KMOX this week, countless children are being forced into an underground sex trade. Sold night after night. Are we ready to stop it?

09/27/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Four

About 5 years ago, Kimberly Ritter was asked by a group to find them a hotel that took a stand against trafficking. “When they said child sex trafficking, I had no idea what it was. I thought it was something that happened in a third world country.”

09/26/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Three

Federal officials estimate there are hundreds of thousands of victims of child sex trafficking in the United States. Many forced into it as teenagers.

09/25/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Two

In July the FBI and other agencies brought down 150 pimps in this country’s largest sex trafficking sting. Who are these victims? And how did they end up captives of the sex trade?

09/24/2013

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