‘I didn’t drink out of my water bottle anymore, which I think is what saved me’: Woman claims she was nearly abducted at a Pilates class
'This is so scary that we aren’t even safe in a Pilates studio.'
On Sep 11, 2022 by Dan Latu
Teen sentenced to prison after appearing as bait in Backpage ad used for robbery
The teen was used as bait for a Backpage robbery scheme. Now she faces up to 20 years in prison.
On Jan 27, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara
A Facebook message from a long-lost relative exposed a St. Louis baby ring
A Facebook message has kicked off an investigation into Homer G. Phillips hospital, which has long been suspected of hosting a baby-selling ring.
On May 7, 2015 by Jaya Saxena
This sex worker claims she was exploited by an A&E reality show
In an exclusive interview with the Daily Dot, a sex worker says she was used and discarded by the 'rescue' show '8 Minutes.'
On Apr 30, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Sex workers are protesting in outrage over A&E’s new show
Organizations working with trafficking victims and sex workers want the show ‘8 Minutes’ canceled before it airs in April.
On Mar 25, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara
Even anti-trafficking activists want to kill this anti-trafficking bill
Leading advocates for survivors say the act is a bad idea.
On Mar 22, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara
A Florida man allegedly sold his girlfriend to pregnancy fetishists on Craigslist
In a horrifying twist, the mom was also reportedly involved.
On Jan 7, 2015 by EJ Dickson
The problem with the New York Times’s war on Internet sex trafficking
Nicholas Kristof's quest to shut down Backpage.com shows the destructive effects of the anti-trafficking prostitution "rescue" industry.
On Nov 5, 2014 by EJ Dickson
Japanese mafia look to rebrand with new website, theme song
Needs more flash games.
On Apr 2, 2014 by Miles Klee
Study shows the last people still using Myspace are sex workers
If your first reaction was, "Wait, people actually still use Myspace?!?!," you're not alone.
On Mar 13, 2014 by EJ Dickson
Help catch sex traffickers by submitting a photo of your hotel room
Exchange Initiative busts illegal sex trafficking by comparing photos of hotel rooms with photos in escort ads.
On Mar 12, 2014 by EJ Dickson
The new era of organized cybercrime
The Web has caused growing pains for the entertainment, retail, and media industries—and the mafia, too.
On Jan 24, 2014 by Miles Klee
Sons of Mexican cartel leaders flaunt guns, cars, and giant cats on Twitter
Wealthy narco heirs see little need for discretion.
On Nov 26, 2013 by Miles Klee