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May 16, 2017
Bismarck police arrest 20 people in prostitution sting
BISMARCK -- Bismarck police officers arrested 20 people in a prostitution sting Thursday and Friday. Officers posted an advertisement for prostitution...
May 16, 2017 - 5:29pm
April 9, 2017
Prostitution arrests in Grand Forks part of larger investigation
GRAND FORKS -- Three men were arrested in Grand Forks this weekend on prostitution charges.Arrested in what authorities said was part of an ongoing...
April 9, 2017 - 6:13pm
March 30, 2017
Court documents show Twin Cities sex trafficking ring has Fargo tie
FARGO—A sex trafficking ring operating primarily out of the Twin Cities and California has a connection to North Dakota and specifically...
March 30, 2017 - 6:38pm
March 17, 2017
Oklahoma lawmaker, found with boy in motel, charged with prostitution
An Oklahoma Republican state senator who campaigned as a champion of family values was booked on felony prostitution charges on Thursday, March...
March 17, 2017 - 4:00am
January 11, 2017
Heitkamp praises removal of Backpage 'adult' ads, but says vigilance still needed
WASHINGTON - The online classified advertising site Backpage.com shut down its "adult" section this week hours after a Congressional report accused...
January 11, 2017 - 6:43am
November 19, 2016
Minot prostitution sting nabs three
MINOT, N.D. — Minot police made a trio of arrests during a recent prostitution sting operation. Officers posed as both "Johns" and prostitutes in making the arrests.Gingie Marie Calvillo, 38, Riverside, California, was arrested by Minot Police November 10. Calvillo responded to...
November 19, 2016 - 6:32am
May 22, 2015
Iowa investigators looking into prostitutes-for-pipeline claim
MONTROSE, Iowa -- The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating an allegation by a southeast Iowa man that a pipeline representative offered to hire prostitutes if the man let a pipeline cross his family farm. Agents from the DCI's major crime unit talked Friday...
May 22, 2015 - 8:56am
March 31, 2015
Plea deal reached in brothel case
BISMARCK -- A California man has reached a plea deal on charges of operating and profiting from brothels in North Dakota's Oil Patch from June 2012 to March 2014. Under the agreement, federal prosecutors and Loc Tran agreed to a sentence of no less than two years, the bottom of...
March 31, 2015 - 6:57am
March 3, 2015
Trial for alleged prostitute ends when defendant is confused
Thuy Hoang is charged as working in Oil Patch brothels BISMARCK -- A court proceeding for one of the alleged prostitutes at brothels in Dickinson, Minot and Williston stopped halfway through Monday after it became clear the defendant was confused about the charge against her. Asked...
March 3, 2015 - 6:58am
February 13, 2015
Senate passes two bills aimed at eliminating human trafficking in ND
BISMARCK -- North Dakota senators passed two of the many human trafficking bills lawmakers are looking at this session, unanimously passing an increase in penalties for traffickers and lengthening the statute of limitations so victims have more time to report crimes by traffickers...
February 13, 2015 - 6:36am
June 3, 2014
Female US soldier describes prostitution ring recruitment
A female soldier testified before a military panel in Texas on Tuesday that she was recruited into a prostitution ring by a superior at Fort Hood, one of the largest Army bases in the United States, according to a local TV report. Sergeant First Class Gregory McQueen has...
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June 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
November 23, 2013
Zumba instructor in prostitution bust leaves jail
ALFRED, Maine (AP) — The Zumba instructor who ran a prostitution business in which she videotaped unsuspecting clients so her business partner could watch from his office 100 miles away has been released from jail, bringing to a close a scandal featuring sex videos, adultery...
November 23, 2013 - 9:50am
October 17, 2012
Coach quits in Maine Zumba prostitution scandal
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) -- A long-time Maine high school hockey coach whose name appeared on a list of 21 men accused of paying a local Zumba fitness instructor for sex has stepped down. School Superintendent Andrew Dolloff said Wednesday that Kennebunk High School coach Donald Hill...
October 17, 2012 - 9:00pm
October 13, 2012
Maine town's agony prolonged in prostitution case
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) -- Residents of this seaside community will have to wait at least the weekend to learn which of their friends and neighbors stand accused of giving business to a fitness instructor charged with running a prostitution operation out of her Zumba studio. The police...
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October 13, 2012 - 2:00am
October 4, 2010
LA police seek possible young victims of alleged pimp
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The case of an alleged pimp suspected of abducting two teenage girls and keeping them captive while forcing them into prostitution could include dozens of other victims, authorities said Monday. Police urged other possible victims of suspect Leroy Bragg to come...
October 4, 2010 - 11:26pm