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  • U.S. Coast Guard offloads $92M worth of smuggled cocaine

    10/17/2019 10:10:22 PM PDT · by familyop · 22 replies
    UPI ^ | October 17, 2019 | Darryl Coote
    The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded more than 6,900 pounds of cocaine in San Diego that was seized from drug smugglers in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, officials said. Offloaded Wednesday, the cocaine, which is valued at more than $92 million, was seized from drug smuggling vessels between July and October by the crews of three Coast Guard cutters including the Alert, the Robert Ward and the Seneca off the coasts of Mexico and Central and South America,...
  • Feds take down the world's 'largest dark web child porn marketplace'

    10/16/2019 3:46:00 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 37 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 16, 2019 | Cyrus Farivar and Andrew Blankstein
    The dark web, a section of the internet that can only be accessed via a Tor browser, is designed to protect users' tracks online and obscure digital footprints.Jeroen Jumelet / EPA-EFE WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have filed multiple charges against a 23-year-old South Korean man accused of running what they call the world's "largest dark web child porn marketplace." The now-shuttered English-language site, called "Welcome to Video," contained more than 200,000 unique videos or almost 8 terabytes of data showing sex acts involving children, toddlers and infants, according to the 18-page criminal indictment unsealed here Wednesday, and processed 7,300...
  • South Korean National and Hundreds of Others Charged Worldwide in the Takedown of the Largest

    10/16/2019 3:29:35 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    justice.gov ^ | October 16, 2019 | DOJ
    Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 16, 2019 South Korean National and Hundreds of Others Charged Worldwide in the Takedown of the Largest Darknet Child Pornography Website, Which was Funded by Bitcoin Dozens of Minor Victims Who Were Being Actively Abused by the Users of the Site Rescued Jong Woo Son, 23, a South Korean national, was indicted by a federal grand jury in the District of Columbia for his operation of Welcome To Video, the largest child sexual exploitation market by volume of content.  The nine-count indictment was unsealed today along with...
  • ‘Pleasure Marriages’ Expose On How Iraqi Muslim Clerics Sell Little Girls for Sex (Tr)

    10/16/2019 8:36:37 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 14 replies
    Geller Report ^ | October 15, 2019 | Pamela Geller
    Full title: 20,000 Sign Petition Demanding BBC Remove ‘Pleasure Marriages’ Expose On How Iraqi Muslim Clerics Sell Little Girls for Sex“According to Sharia, there’s no problem [with child marriages for sexual pleasure],” said one cleric. Of course not, they are following Muhammad, “the perfect example” whose favorite wife Aisha was six years old when he married her, nine when he consummated the marriage. Related: Undercover with Imams: little girls sold for sex in temporary ‘pleasure marriages’ that can last as little as an hour – cleric says ‘no problem at all’ to wed a nine-year-old As Robert Spencer points out:...
  • In Court Hearing, Planned Parenthood Employee Admits To Trafficking In Baby Body Parts

    09/07/2019 9:15:34 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | September 5, 2019 | Lauren Fink
    The nine-day hearing is the first time multiple Planned Parenthood leaders have testified in court since undercover videos surfaced of them harvesting aborted baby body parts. Lauren FinkBy Lauren Fink SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 Day one of the preliminary hearing for pro-life activist David Daleiden kicked off Tuesday morning at the San Francisco Superior Court with testimony from an abortion technician, a third-trimester abortionist, and a vice president of the National Abortion Federation, who testified she doesn’t know what a human tissue procurement company is or does. NAF Vice President of External Affairs Melissa Fowler also testified she recognized StemExpress—a human...
  • US woman charged with human trafficking after allegedly trying to smuggle infant

    09/05/2019 7:53:34 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/05/19 | Ben Westcott
    An American woman has been charged with human trafficking after allegedly trying to smuggle a six-day-old baby out of the Philippines. At a press conference by the Philippines National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Thursday, International Airport Investigation Division chief Manuel Dimaano said the 43-year-old US woman had used a sling bag to allegedly hide the baby while passing through immigration, and did not provide any documentation for the child. Dimaano said that after immigration, the woman allegedly removed the baby from the bag and was carrying it when she tried to board her Delta Airlines flight at Manila's Ninoy Aquino...
  • Woman charged in the trafficking of 2-year-old girl

    09/02/2019 4:06:34 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 26 replies
    WIVB ^ | Sep 2, 2019 | Staff
    PENN HILLS, Pa. (WHTM)- Sharena Islam Nancy ,25, has been charged with kidnapping, interference with custody of children, and concealment of whereabouts of a child in her involvement in the trafficking of a 2-year-old girl. WTAE reports that Nancy told police the girl’s father “sold” the girl to “an unnamed individual” for $10,000. Nancy claims the father asked her to drive the 2-year-old girl “20 minutes from a gas station in Monroeville along U.S. Route 22.” Authorities who issued an Amber Alert for the toddler in western Pennsylvania say her abductor has been located but the child is still missing....
  • 100 million women ‘missing’ worldwide trapped in sex slavery, killed by abortions, domestic violence

    08/12/2019 11:24:20 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 27 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | May 12, 2019 | Samuel Smith
    Christians attend a Good Friday prayer at the Saint Anthony Church in Lahore, Pakistan, April 3, 2015. | (Photo: Reuters/Mohsin Raza) As many as 100 million women and girls are estimated to be “missing and unaccounted for” — mostly in Asia and Africa — as the quantitative impact of sex-selective abortions, sex slavery and horrific abuses against women is shown in available data, a new report claims. Christian humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia released the report “One Hundred Million Missing Women” this week to provide an overview of the population crisis arising worldwide. The new report cites experts who...
  • Anti-sex trafficking leader praises ICE, Trump: he's done more than previous presidents <tr>

    08/12/2019 3:58:19 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 12 2019 | Sam Dorman
    Anti-sex trafficking leader praises ICE, Trump: 'No question' he's done more than previous presidents Director and activist Jaco Booyens touted President Trump's historic work in fighting sex trafficking and defended Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as "incredible people" who helped keep children safe. Fox News host Mark Levin asked Booyens whether Trump did more to address the issue than other presidents, including former President Barack Obama. "No question," Booyens responded on "Life, Liberty, and Levin," airing Sunday. Booyens said that despite all the criticism surrounding ICE, the agency has become a vital partner in combatting sex trafficking.
  • ‘Unconscionable Conduct’: NYC Pimp Gets 15 Years For Trafficking, Brutally Torturing Underage Girls

    08/07/2019 6:11:54 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 18 replies
    breaking911.com ^ | August 7, 2019 | no byline
    Corey Roper was sentenced today to 13 years in prison for sex trafficking of minor females. Roper previously pled guilty to one count of sex trafficking minor victims. As part of his plea, Roper acknowledged that he trafficked three minor females, and also trafficked another female by force. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman stated: “Self-proclaimed pimp, Corey Roper, perpetrated awful acts against young women. Roper subjected his victims – some as young as 13 years old – to what he called ‘pimp rules,’ and punished them through cruel physical violence and depriving them of food and sleep if they...
  • Missing four-year-old girl is discovered 1200 miles from home during a human trafficking raid on...

    08/03/2019 7:28:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | AUG 3, 2019 | Andrew Court For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Missing four-year-old girl is discovered 1200 miles from home during a human trafficking raid on a property in Texas - and authorities believe her own MOTHER 'handed her over to the group's pimp' A four-year-old girl missing for more than three weeks has been found alive nearly 1200 miles from her home. Aubriana Recinos - of Fayetteville, North Carolina - was discovered inside a property in Lewisville, Texas on Friday when it was raided by FBI investigators as part of a human trafficking sting. The toddler was last seen in Fayetteville on July 8, with her mother Carmen...
  • Trio charged with smuggling Mexican boy, 9, into Texas to sell him for $2,500, officials say

    08/02/2019 2:18:50 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    star-telegram.com ^ | AUGUST 01, 2019 | DAWSON WHITE
    Three people have been charged after conspiring to smuggle a 9-year-old boy from Mexico to Texas to be sold, officials say. Elida Moreno, 26, was paid $1,700 to use her son’s birth certificate to smuggle a 9-year-old boy into the United States, officials say. She is a U.S. citizen living in Piedras Negras, Mexico. The boy is believed to have been kidnapped. Officials say Moreno entered the U.S. through Eagle Pass, Texas, where she and the boy stayed in a hotel before taking a shuttle to San Antonio the next day. She’d been asked by a friend’s neighbor to meet...
  • Murdered Former Arkansas State Senator May Have Been Ready To Expose Child Trafficking Ring

    07/14/2019 6:32:03 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 34 replies
    teaparty ^ | Murdered Former Arkansas State Senator May Have Been Ready To Expose Child Trafficking Ring Share th
    Former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith was found mysteriously murdered inside her home last week, and so far, local law enforcement has been pretty silent on any possible motive or culprit. Considering she was a GOP state senator in the state where Bill and Hillary used to run wild, there’s instantly cause for suspicion, however. Now we have learned that, according to reports, Collins-Smith may very well have been close to closing in on a child trafficking ring within the Arkansas state government. CD Media reports: Former Republican Arkansas state Senator Linda Collins-Smith, who was found murdered in her home...
  • R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges: Law Enforcement Officials

    07/11/2019 9:57:02 PM PDT · by bitt · 29 replies
    NBCNY ^ | 7/11/2019 | Jonathan Dienst
    The 52-year-old was arrested by NYPD detectives and Homeland Security Investigators on sex trafficking charges Singer R. Kelly has been arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, according to two law enforcement officials. The 52-year-old was arrested Homeland Security Investigation agents and NYPD detectives Thursday night on sex trafficking charges, officials tell News 4, and it is expected he will be brought to New York. Further details on the case are expected to be announced Friday. Spokespeople from the NYPD and Homeland Security Investigations declined to comment on the arrest. Calls to the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn were not...
  • Clinton Library refuses to hand over info on Bill's ties to Epstein

    07/11/2019 9:00:38 AM PDT · by OfficialJudicialWatch · 16 replies
    WND ^ | July 8, 2019
    In addition, the Washington watchdog Judicial Watch asked the Department of Homeland Security in 2015 for records of Clinton’s Secret Service expenses while he traveled with Epstein on the hedge fund manager’s private jet, dubbed the “Lolita Express.” But the department never handed over the records, reported OAN, the One America News network. According to flight logs, Clinton traveled 26 times on Epstein’s Boeing 727 from 2001 to 2003, Fox News reported in 2016. Epstein allegedly offered sex to underage girls aboard the jet. An air hostess testified the “Lolita Express” had a bed where passengers had group sex. In...
  • Decade Long Epstein Investigative Reporter Calls Bill Clinton a Liar…

    07/09/2019 3:39:07 PM PDT · by bitt · 15 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 7/9/2019 | SUNDANCE
    Investigative reporter Conchita Sarnoff has spent over a decade looking at documents and talking to officials and witnesses in/around the Jeffrey Epstein case(s). She authored the book “Trafficking” and joined Fox News host Shannon Bream on Monday night to discuss the background of the Epstein case. When asked about Bill Clinton’s claim that he only traveled with Mr. Epstein four times, Mrs. Sarnoff flat-out calls Clinton a liar based on known documentary evidence, flight logs and witness accounts: good video
  • (vanity) Re: Epstein -- where are the #MeToo and "I believe Christine Blasey Ford" people?

    07/09/2019 3:22:51 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 13 replies
    self | 7/9/19 | NewJerseyJoe
    Waiting patiently for all the celebrities to come out with hashtags and social-media videos, telling us little people how they believe the underage girls victimized by Epstein and his pals.
  • Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch

    07/09/2019 10:28:06 AM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/9/2019 | Frank Miles
    Shortened title. Full title: Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Virgin Islands, Florida and a ranch in New Mexico, according to a lawyer for the accusers. Attorney David Boies told Fox News on Sunday that Epstein, a wealthy hedge fund manager, will be charged with sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, and he expected that more superseding indictments...
  • Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Sex Trafficking of Minors: Sources

    07/06/2019 5:49:04 PM PDT · by numberonepal · 223 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 07.06.19 7:53PM ET | Pervaiz Shallwani, Kate Briquelet, Harry Siegel
    Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly arrested on Saturday and will appear in New York court on Monday to be charged with sex trafficking, according to multiple law enforcement sources. Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was arrested for allegedly sex trafficking dozens of minors in New York and Florida between 2002 and 2005, and will appear in court in New York on Monday, according to three law enforcement sources. The arrest, by the FBI-NYPD Crimes Against Children Task Force, comes about 12 years after the 66-year-old financier essentially got a slap on the wrist for allegedly molesting dozens of underage girls in Florida.
  • 18-year-old Mexican man pleads guilty to transporting Chinese, Brazilian nationals

    06/14/2019 1:28:54 PM PDT · by Larry - Moe and Curly · 14 replies
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ^ | 6/10/19 | US Immigration and Customs Enforcement
    LAREDO, Texas — An 18-year-old illegal alien from Mexico pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to transport illegal aliens from China and Brazil within the United States. Samuel Vasquez-Morales, from Mexico, entered a guilty plea June 10 before U. S District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo. Judge Marmolejo set Vasquez-Morales’ sentencing for Oct. 16. At that time, Vazquez-Morales faces up to 10 years in federal prison. According to court documents, on April 1, 2019, Vazquez-Morales was apprehended after guiding six illegal aliens through the brush near Laredo. Five were from the People's Republic of China; one was a Brazilian national. Vazquez-Morales was...