Parents Should Talk to Kids About Sex TraffickingAs one group prepares to remember victims of crime next week, they're asking parents to step up.
Special Report: Children for Sale - Part FiveAs 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?
Special Report: Children for Sale - Part FourAbout 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."
Special Report: Children for Sale - Part ThreeFederal officials estimate there are hundreds of thousands of victims of child sex trafficking in the United States. Many forced into it as teenagers.
Special Report: Children for Sale - Part TwoIn 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?
Special Report: Children for Sale - Part OneExperts suspect that across the St. Louis region, countless children are being held against their will -- forced into the sex trade.