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Group: Dakotas human trafficking laws lacking, Minn. law a model

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota and South Dakota have the nation’s weakest laws on human trafficking, according to a set of ratings released Wednesday by a nonprofit organization fighting modern-day slavery.

Minnesota, meanwhile, was among the state…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dakotas human trafficking laws lacking, group says: Minnesota’s Safe Harbor law sets standard for others

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota and South Dakota have the nation’s weakest laws on human trafficking, according to a set of ratings released Wednesday by a nonprofit organization fighting modern-day slavery.
Minnesota, meanwhile, was among the states …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Man charged with attempted human trafficking

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Authorities here have charged a second man in two days with attempting to pay for sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl who was actually an undercover officer.

Travis Michael Koropatnicki, 30, Mandan, was charged Tuesday in Burleigh …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Alleged human trafficking victim recounts need for help, abuse

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — The alleged victim in the case of a man charged with human trafficking says had just come out of a correctional and treatment center and was told the man could help her. Instead, she says, he forced himself upon her, had her injected wit…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missing girls found in North Carolina; two men charged with human trafficking

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Two sisters reported missing by West Fargo police were found Monday being forced to sell magazines in North Carolina, according to WECT-TV in Wilmington.
A tip from West Fargo police led Wilmington police to a Travelodge hotel w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Video: Human trafficking in North Dakota reaches as far as Grand Forks

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

There is no question that North Dakota has seen success with the recent oil boom, low unemployment and economic growth throughout the state.

But all this success has come with a price.

Human and sex trafficking are a very real problem and growi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Video: Human trafficking in North Dakota reaches as far as Grand Forks

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

There is no question that North Dakota has seen success with the recent oil boom, low unemployment and economic growth throughout the state.

But all this success has come with a price.

Human and sex trafficking are a very real problem and growi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wisconsin man faces federal charges for N.D. human trafficking case

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will.

Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Heitkamp: Ending trafficking, from ND to Nigeria

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last month, hundreds of young girls in Nigeria were doing what North Dakota children do every day: sitting in their classroom, learning the skills necessary to move forward in life. Tragically, more than 300 of them were then kidnapped, with terroris…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com