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SD panel OKs bill on human trafficking

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE — One of three bills regarding human trafficking passed the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee on Friday, a measure that would help victims sue their perpetrators.

The two rejected measures doubled efforts already in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD panel OKs bill on human trafficking

February 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE — One of three bills regarding human trafficking passed the South Dakota House Judiciary Committee on Friday, a measure that would help victims sue their perpetrators.

The two rejected measures doubled efforts already in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Missouri man is accused of prostituting his 41-year-old wife from China at a Bismarck hotel.
Marvin Rex Lord, 67, of Festus, Mo., was arrested Thursday and charged Friday in Burleigh County District Court with facilitation of prostitu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — A Missouri man is accused of prostituting his 41-year-old wife from China at a Bismarck hotel.
Marvin Rex Lord, 67, of Festus, Mo., was arrested Thursday and charged Friday in Burleigh County District Court with facilitation of prostitu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill would boost efforts to fight child sex trafficking

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Heidi Heitkamp are gearing up to tackle child sex trafficking — a horrifying and growing concern for Fargo-Moorhead leaders.
Local law enforcement officials say they know minors are brought into Fargo-Moorhead fro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bill would boost efforts to fight child sex trafficking

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Heidi Heitkamp are gearing up to tackle child sex trafficking — a horrifying and growing concern for Fargo-Moorhead leaders.
Local law enforcement officials say they know minors are brought into Fargo-Moorhead fro…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NOEM: Human trafficking a South Dakota problem

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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NOEM: Human trafficking a South Dakota problem

January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Human trafficking case moved to federal court

September 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – A Dickinson man charged with attempted human trafficking will now be prosecuted in federal court. Continue Reading

Man in first ND human trafficking case sentenced

September 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A Fargo man who was the first in the state of North Dakota to be charged under a 2009 human trafficking law was sentenced Tuesday in Cass County District Court to three years in prison. Continue Reading