trafficking

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AP News
October 24, 2019 - 9:28 am
By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — All 39 people found dead in a container truck near an English port were Chinese citizens, British police confirmed Thursday as they pressed to investigate one of the country's deadliest cases of people smuggling. The Essex Police force...
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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 2:13 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila's airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday. They said Jennifer Erin Talbot was able to pass through the...
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July 19, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By CURT ANDERSON and ALI SWENSON Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls. The inquiry will...
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July 08, 2019 - 1:15 pm
By MICHAEL R. SISAK and JIM MUSTIAN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a secret deal, federal prosecutors made another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage...
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dreamstime
August 31, 2018 - 1:19 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Fredericksburg man was sentenced today to 12 years in prison for running a drug trafficking conspiracy and illegally dealing over 200 firearms. According to court documents, beginning in August 2015 and continuing through his arrest in March 2018, Bobby Perkins, Jr., 29,...
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