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FBI and Canadian cops arrest alleged mafia members in fentanyl trafficking bust

Federal police officers in Canada and the U.S. announced on Thursday arrests of organized crime associates on both sides of the border as part of a years-long investigation into mass drug trafficking

Pharmacist faked a robbery at his own shop to hide fentanyl trafficking operation

A pharmacist in Ottawa who staged a fake robbery at his shop to cover up the diversion of thousands of fentanyl patches he was trafficking on the street has been found guilty of drug-related offences.
I was a victim of sex trafficking

I was a victim of sex trafficking

This story is part of a series called Craigslist Confessional. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over…
‘Unthinkable, Inexcusable.’ A California Man Has Been Sentenced to Life in Prison for Buying Filipino Children

‘Unthinkable, Inexcusable.’ A California Man Has Been Sentenced to Life in Prison for Buying Filipino Children

"His true plan was to find young girls, virgins, and then go have sex with them"
Tech Companies Are Finally Becoming Aware of Their Wildlife Trafficking Problem

Tech Companies Are Finally Becoming Aware of Their Wildlife Trafficking Problem

Illegal wildlife trafficking tends to evoke images of harshly lit ports and dingy warehouses, but in reality a lot of it takes place in front of a screen. For those dealing in the illicit trade of

Craiglist blocks personal ads to protest anti sex-trafficking law

The passing of the controversial, ham-handed Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA-FOSTA) has prompted Craigslist to close its personals section. The bill is designed to punish websites with
Trump Signs Bill Targeting Websites That Host Sex Trafficking Ads

Trump Signs Bill Targeting Websites That Host Sex Trafficking Ads

President Trump signed a bill Wednesday that would give more power to federal and state prosecutors to go after websites that allow sex trafficking ads on their pages.
Trump signs bill to shut down websites that facilitate prostitution

Trump signs bill to shut down websites that facilitate prostitution

FOSTA becomes law—sex work forums were already shutting down to prepare.

The unintended consequences of a crackdown on sites selling sex work

The internet transformed modern commerce, especially the market for sex. An online marketplace makes it easier for sellers reach more customers, and for those customers…
Middle School Teacher Arrested for Trafficking Coke in Hells Angels Drug Bust

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Trafficking Coke in Hells Angels Drug Bust

The 35-year-old from New Brunswick has been charged with trafficking, money laundering, and several other crimes.

The Fight to Upend Facebook's Black Market of Animal Parts

In Facebook groups, wildlife traffickers can hawk their wares to buyers across the globe. A team of whistleblowers hopes that an undercover sting—and a novel legal attack—can cut off the illicit trade
UK politicians push for FOSTA SESTA-style sex censorship

UK politicians push for FOSTA SESTA-style sex censorship

If you're familiar with the phrase "that's a terrible idea, let's do it" then you might be one of the British MPs who think that the UK should do its own version of FOSTA-SESTA. That's exactly what
Inevitable: Charges against Stormy Daniels dismissed

Inevitable: Charges against Stormy Daniels dismissed

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The world’s richest countries are the top buyers of goods at risk of being made by slaves

The world’s richest countries are the top buyers of goods at risk of being made by slaves

Modern slavery is everywhere in the global economy. A chocolate bar in a UK store might have been made from beans picked by children on…
What It’s Like to Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker

What It’s Like to Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker

"I am Queen C; I am this badass bitch. But I do have this secret."
Illegal Alien Accused of Raping, Trafficking Girl in Louisiana

Illegal Alien Accused of Raping, Trafficking Girl in Louisiana

A Guatemalan national in the U.S. illegally has been arrested Thursday night in Louisiana for allegedly raping, and trafficking an underage girl.
Shannon Keith Is Fighting Sex Trafficking in India, One Beautiful Pajama Set at a Time

Shannon Keith Is Fighting Sex Trafficking in India, One Beautiful Pajama Set at a Time

Keith's clothing line, Sudara, is putting women to work, helping them escape the brothels that so often thrive on poverty.
Shannon Keith Is Fighting Sex Trafficking in India, One Beautiful Pajama Set at a Time

Shannon Keith Is Fighting Sex Trafficking in India, One Beautiful Pajama Set at a Time

Keith's clothing line, Sudara, is putting women to work, helping them escape the brothels that so often thrive on poverty.
India’s proposed anti-trafficking law may end up targeting sex workers

India’s proposed anti-trafficking law may end up targeting sex workers

Hoping to protect women from sexual exploitation, Indian lawmakers are pushing a bill that amends the criminal code to harden legal and financial penalties for…
A market for tiny turtles triggered an international criminal smuggling scheme

A market for tiny turtles triggered an international criminal smuggling scheme

People ship all kinds of strange stuff through the US Postal Service, including, apparently, tiny turtles disguised as candy and covered in bright wrappers. The…