Ohio Anti-Human Trafficking Sting Nets 161 Arrests

An Ohio sting operation setup to combat human trafficking has resulted in 161 Arrests. A total of 51 human trafficking victims were provided assistance and services from health care and social services organizations. Among those arrested in the sting were: …

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Matt Gaetz Associate Joel Greenberg Pleads Guilty to Six Federal Charges, Including Child Sex Trafficking

Joel Greenberg, a longtime associate of Republican Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz and a former Seminole County tax collector, pleaded guilty on May 17 to six federal charges, including child sex trafficking. Greenberg entered his plea of guilt to six of …

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At Least Three Dead, 27 Hospitalized After Suspected Human Smuggling Boat Capsized Off San Diego

At least three people died and 27 have been hospitalized after a boat capsized on May 2 during a suspected human smuggling operation off the coast of San Diego, authorities said. The 40-foot cabin cruiser “broke up” near the Cabrillo …

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China ‘Sending Uighur Children to Orphanages’ Claims Amnesty International

China has allegedly been separating Uighur families and sending children to state-run orphanages, rights group Amnesty International claims. Amnesty said it spoke to six exiled families who were separated from their children against their will, and cannot return in fear …

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Twenty Dead After Smugglers Threw Eighty African Refugees Overboard

The International Organisation for Migration says at least 20 people have died after smugglers threw 80 migrants and refugees overboard on a voyage from Djibouti to Yemen. So far, five bodies have been recovered and the survivors are receiving treatment …

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Former U.S. Gymnastics Coach Charged With Human Trafficking, Dies by Suicide

Former United States Gymnastics Coach John Geddert dies by suicide hours after being criminally charged in Michigan on Feb. 25 for human trafficking. According to Kelly Rossman-McKinney, a spokesperson for Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, state police officers found Geddert’s …

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