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Missouri Man Gets 14 Years for Selling 17-Year-Old Girl for $40, Pack of Cigarettes

Stephen Ardrey was sentenced for selling a developmentally delayed teenage girl to a man for $40 and two packs of cigarettes to use for sex.

07/16/2014

Parents Should Talk to Kids About Sex Trafficking

As one group prepares to remember victims of crime next week, they’re asking parents to step up.

04/05/2014

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Drug Dealers Switching to Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.

03/28/2014

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Sex Traffickers Find Victims on Facebook

St. Louis-based Crisis Aid provides rehabilitation to victims of sex trafficking.

03/17/2014

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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

St. Louis Man Gets Nearly 5 Years for Sex Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Barry Wimberly of Hazelwood, Mo., pleaded guilty in December to one felony count of transportation for purposes of prostitution.

03/12/2014

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Man Gets 4 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking

Authorities say Brown advertised the prostitution services on Backpage.com, and drove the victims to St. Louis and Denver, where they acted as prostitutes.

03/12/2014

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Documentary Shows Persuasive Power of Pimps

It’s considered one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises and one of the hardest to take down.

03/03/2014

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Mo. Man to Plead in RI Teen Sex Trafficking Case

A Missouri man is scheduled to plead guilty to charges that he took a 17-year-old girl from Massachusetts to Rhode Island with the intent of selling her for sex.

02/26/2014

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Making a Home for Rescued Prostitutes

A group wanting to rescue women from a life of prostitution says they’ve found a house. Now they need the money to make it a home.

02/10/2014

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