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Rubio and Warren Join Forces Against Working Folks

Rubio and Warren Join Forces Against Working Folks

  by Thomas L. Knapp In April, a year after its introduction in the US Senate by Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), the US House of Representatives passed the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act, “an act to increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.” Of four quick and […]

First They Came for Backpage

First They Came for Backpage

  By Thomas L. Knapp The First Amendment to the US Constitution is pretty clear: “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press …” The Communications Decency Act is similarly clear: “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker […]

Who Are the REAL Law-breakers in Brown’s, Newsom’s, Padilla’s, and Becerra’s California Sanctuary State?!

Who Are the REAL Law-breakers in Brown’s, Newsom’s, Padilla’s, and Becerra’s California Sanctuary State?!

  By Deborah Baber Savalla The San Diego Union-Tribune reported on Saturday, April 7, 2018 that a horse-trailer overturned on I-8. The good news is the people involved suffered only “minor to moderate” injuries and NO horses died. The REASON no horses died, however, is infuriating, alarming, sad, and heartbreaking. No horses died traveling in the […]

Camarillo | Human Trafficking – Aiding in Prostitution Arrest

Camarillo | Human Trafficking – Aiding in Prostitution Arrest

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release   On March 30th 2018, Camarillo’s Special Enforcement Unit and Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Unit followed up on a routine patrol call and discovered a female victim of human trafficking. A man was arrested for aiding in prostitution. On March 30th 2018, patrol units responded to a call […]

Human Trafficking Arrest: Suspect Under Arrest – 3 Juvenile 2 Adult Victims

Human Trafficking Arrest: Suspect Under Arrest – 3 Juvenile 2 Adult Victims

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On March 20th and 21st 2018, detectives with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation that led to the arrest of one suspect and discovery of 3 juvenile and 2 adult human trafficking victims. On March 20, 2018, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office received information from a Citrus […]

Ventura Prostitution Sting; 6 taken into custody in Operation Reclaim & Rebuild

Ventura Prostitution Sting; 6 taken into custody in Operation Reclaim & Rebuild

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release January is recognized as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. As part of a statewide operation hosted by the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force, “Operation Reclaim & Rebuild” was conducted during the weekend of January 25-26-27. Police departments across the state of California were encouraged to conduct operations geared […]

A Blight On Mankind: Human Trafficking — Modern Day Slavery

A Blight On Mankind: Human Trafficking — Modern Day Slavery

We believe that slavery had been defeated in one our country’s bloodiest confrontation.  The Civil War may have closed a chapter in our nation’s history of legalized slavery, forever closing that it.  However, slavery still exists, and not only in remote corners of the globe but in our own backyards.  Once again we as Americans […]

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 […]

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