Human Trafficking

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Schuette: You Have Likely Encountered Someone Who’s Being Trafficked

Victims of human trafficking range from workers at restaurants and farms to young women forced into prostitution.

01/07/2014

Bill Schuette (Facebook photo)

AG Schuette Focused On Victims, Legal Culture Wars

With an eye toward re-election, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette starts his fourth year on the job looking to see through initiatives that he says will help crime victims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/31/2013

Spa Shut Down Over Allegations Of Prostitution, Human Trafficking

A local day spa has been shut down as police investigate allegations of prostitution and possible human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

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House Votes To Assume Teen Prostitutes Are Victims

The Michigan House has voted to give legal protection to teen prostitutes in an attempt to address human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Human Trafficking Report Urges New Michigan Laws

AG Bill Schuette says the state should treat teenage prostitutes as victims, not criminals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Conference To Focus On Local Fight Against Human Trafficking

Oakland County Commissioner Janet Jackson says her county is not immune to the problem human trafficking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

Jean-Claude Toviave

Former U-M Janitor Gets Prison Time In Child Slave Case

A former University of Michigan janitor has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, convicted of forcing children to work as slaves at his Ypsilanti home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Michigan AG To Lead Human Trafficking Commission

“Human traffickers take advantage of technology to remain anonymous and keep their victims hidden in the shadows,” said Attorney General Bill Schuette.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

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2 Accused Of Forcing Teen Into Sex Work

Michigan’s attorney general says he’s charged a Tennessee man and woman for forcing a young woman to work as a stripper.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, speaks out at a press conference in the Michigan Capitol with advocates from around the state about raising awareness of human trafficking in Michigan and cracking down on the crime. (Credit: misenategop.com)

Michigan Lawmaker Aims To Fight Human Trafficking

Sen. Judy Emmons said her bill is going after “the root of the problem” by targeting those who solicit prostitutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

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