Human Trafficking

Marty Walsh and fellow mayors at the Vatican, visiting with US Ambassador Ken Hackett, July 20, 2015. (Photo credit: Marty Walsh - Twitter)

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh To Meet Pope Francis At Vatican

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and several other mayors will meet with the Pope at the Vatican Tuesday to talk about human trafficking and climate change.

07/21/2015

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Boston Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Human Trafficking

A Boston man who forced a 15-year-old girl into prostitution has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison.

06/05/2015

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Two Men Sentenced In Human Trafficking Case

Two Boston men convicted of human trafficking have been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison.

02/10/2014

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Randolph Man Accused Of Human Trafficking, Rape

A Massachusetts man who served a prison sentence for coercing a teenager to prostitution is facing new charges including human trafficking along the East coast.

10/01/2013

Ronald Keplin of Woburn is facing human trafficking charges.

2 Arrested For Human Trafficking In Bedford, Billerica, Medford, Reading, Wilmington, Woburn

A Medford woman and a Woburn man have been arrested on charges of running a human trafficking ring, state Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Monday.

05/13/2013

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4 Plead Not Guilty To Human Trafficking In Mass.

The attorney general said the four individuals ran a business enterprise that transported women to the Boston area and profited from their sexual services.

03/26/2012

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Boston Police Arrest 3 Men For Enticing Teen Girl Online For Sex

Three men were arrested for enticing a 15-year-old girl online for sex, Boston police announced on Sunday.

11/06/2011

Tanee Hobson advocates for a new human trafficking law in Massachusetts.

Mass. Lawmakers Fighting For Human Trafficking Law

Just looking at Tanee Hobson, it’s hard to believe she’s 21-years old. She’s not even five feet tall, has a baby face, a youthful laugh, and a childlike smile.

05/17/2011

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Coakley Pressing Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative

Attorney General Martha Coakley is pressing lawmakers on an initiative to crack down on human trafficking in Massachusetts.

05/15/2011

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Coakley: Tougher Laws Needed Against Human Trafficking

Attorney General Martha Coakley is joining with lawmakers and police to push for legislation toughening penalties for people who profit from human trafficking.

01/20/2011