Three suspected sex traffickers have been charged over a crime ring which forced mentally ill young men into prostitution for wealthy clients bruce bemer, 63, and william trefzger, 71, have been arrested in connection with the human trafficking operation in connecticut.
Daly said sex-trafficking cases pending in federal court involve suspects who allegedly recruited minor girls for commercial sex at the indian casinos, and in motels in stratford, milford, east hartford and windsor locks.
Human trafficking a united states problem, even in connecticut a united states problem, even in connecticut training for law enforcement officials on domestic minor sex trafficking in. The district of connecticut’s anti-human trafficking efforts human trafficking is one of the department of justice’s top priorities the us attorney’s office is committed to preventing, investigating, and prosecuting individuals who engage in sex trafficking and labor trafficking.
When hartford police officer deborah scates busted a locally based child sex-trafficking ring in 2007, sending dennis paris of middletown and accomplice brian forbes to federal prison for coercing drug-addled minors to perform acts sex for money, it shed a glaring light on a growing enterprise. Help us end sex trafficking & sexual exploitation in connecticut the underground is a grass-roots, faith-based initiative dedicated to ending sex trafficking and sexual exploitation in connecticut established by eight church leaders in october 2013, we are a network of churches that believe in jesus christ and his mission.
Human trafficking in connecticut in a recent federal human-trafficking case prosecuted in connecticut, edward thomas was sentenced to 17½ years in federal prison after a federal jury found him guilty of two counts of sex trafficking a minor and one count of conspiring to commit sex trafficking of a minor. Sex trafficking of americans: the girls next door even as celebrity activists such as emma thompson, demi moore, and mira sorvino raise awareness about commercial sex trafficking, survivor rachel lloyd publishes her memoir girls like us, and the senate introduces a new bipartisan bill for victim support, the problem proliferates across continents, in casinos, on streets, and directly into your mobile device.
Sex trafficking¦ the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion or in which the person induced to perform the act has not yet reached 18 years of age.