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Human Trafficking 101, Learn What To Look For And How To Stop The Cycle

Human Trafficking 101, Learn What To Look For And How To Stop The Cycle

Human trafficking is happening in every country in the world; it happens even here in Ventura County.  The Oxnard Office of Youth Safety invites to a training by Forever Found describing the who, what, when, where, why and how of human trafficking. You are the key to stopping the cycle. Learn how to identify and help survivors. The training is free, open […]

Another Sentencing in Human Trafficking of Chinese Women

Another Sentencing in Human Trafficking of Chinese Women

Jerry Wang  (DOB 6/4/1976), of Covina, was sentenced to 12 years 8 months in state prison for his role in the criminal organization that transported Chinese women to various counties to engage in sex acts.  Wang was also ordered to pay fines in the amount of  $500,000 for human trafficking and $250,000 for money laundering. […]

Sentencing For Human Trafficking: Chinese Women Exploited by Criminal Organization

Sentencing For Human Trafficking: Chinese Women Exploited by Criminal Organization

Defeng Hu (DOB 7/4/1983), of San Gabriel, was sentenced to 11 years 4 months in state prison for her role in a criminal organization that transported Chinese women to various California counties to engage in sex acts for money.  Hu was also ordered to pay fines of $500,000 for human trafficking and $250,000 for money […]

Ventura Human Trafficking Arrests

Ventura Human Trafficking Arrests

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On 3/25/17 at 5:30 AM  the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from the National Human Trafficking Center hotline re a female juvenile who indicated she just fled from a potential human trafficking situation and was hiding in the area of Victoria Ave and Valentine Rd. Patrol […]

Guilty pleas in Human Trafficking Case

Guilty pleas in Human Trafficking Case

Jiuyin Cui (DOB 3/19/53), of Rosemead, pled guilty to conspiracy to commit the crime of human trafficking, three counts of pimping, and two counts of money laundering.  Sentencing for Cui is set for April 19, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 36 of the Ventura Superior Court, County of Ventura. In February 2016, a Ventura County […]

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery in Ventura County?

By Gloria Massey Chinea, Friday, March 10, 2017                                                             Seven chapters of Ventura County Soroptimist International (SI) Organization presented an educational & advocacy event on Human Trafficking & Sexual Slavery […]

Soroptimist Oxnard March Speaker on Human Trafficking

Soroptimist Oxnard March Speaker on Human Trafficking

Soroptimist International of Oxnard [SIO] will meet Wednesday, March 15th  at 7:30am at the Courtyard Marriott (600 Esplanade Drive, Oxnard) for their monthly program meeting. Ventura County District Attorney Investigator Mike Munn , will speak on Human Trafficking in Our Community. Mike is also participating on the panel of speakers at the March 8th Human […]

Guilty Pleas in Case of Human Trafficking and Pimping

Guilty Pleas in Case of Human Trafficking and Pimping

Hsin Chieh Jerry Wang (DOB 6/4/76), of Covina, and Defeng Hu (DOB 7/4/83), of San Gabriel, pled guilty to conspiracy to commit the crime of human trafficking and four counts of pimping.  Wang also pled guilty to six counts of money laundering.  Hu pled guilty to seven counts of money laundering and one count of […]

Rotary International STEPS Conference at CLU

Rotary International STEPS Conference at CLU

Rotary’s STEPS conference is about helping to break the cycle of poverty by focusing on well-planned projects.  This is the 5th Conference on Steps to Eliminate Poverty Sustainably (STEPS). Participants will learn about designing, funding and partnering on humanitarian projects to help vulnerable people here and all over the world. The program this year also […]

Ventura PD make Arrests for Human Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Pimping of a Minor

Ventura PD make Arrests for Human Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Pimping of a Minor

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On January 11th at 1:16PM a resident in the 3100 block of Armada Dr. called the Ventura Police Department to report a possible act of prostitution occurring in her neighbor’s side yard.  The caller advised a male in a silver Mercedes Benz dropped off a female in the […]

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