By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A woman accused of killing a man can argue at trial that she was justified because he was sexually trafficking her, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision that could help define the limits of legal immunity for trafficking victims nationwide. The justices ruled 4-3 […]
The Wisconsin Supreme Court was set Tuesday to consider whether a woman can argue that she legally killed a man under a state law that absolves sex trafficking victims of their crimes.
A Wisconsin man accused of forcing women into working as prostitutes was sentenced Wednesday to 27 years in prison.
Law-enforcement agencies in Wisconsin are not consistently reporting human trafficking cases, leading to incomplete information and is likely undercounting the number of people who are forced into the sex trade, a report released by the state attorney general on Thursday found.
A Wisconsin woman has been imprisoned for sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl in Iowa and Nebraska.
Financier Jeffrey Epstein awaits a bail hearing after pleading not guilty this week to sex trafficking charges in a case brought a decade after he secretly cut a deal with prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical allegations.
It sent a strong message. Law enforcement and elected officials standing behind U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil as he introduced his first bill, HR 2149, "Exposing the Financing of Human Trafficking Act," at the Racine County Sheriff's Substation.
A Wisconsin veterinarian is charged with sex trafficking in Minnesota.
Gov. Scott Walker signed half-a-dozen bills designed to curtail child abuse and sex trafficking during visits Tuesday to law enforcement facilities around the state.
The adult ads on Backpage.com are endless — written in a sort of risque code to avoid implying something illegal, yet still obvious invitations for sex, adorned with suggestive photos and videos. Many in the fight against sex trafficking loathe the website, particularly since some escorts in the ads have turned out to be minors who've been forced into the sex trade.
A federal judge has sentenced a Milwaukee man to 20 years in prison for pimping two girls.
A man has been found guilty of sex trafficking an 18-year-old woman from Wisconsin to eastern Minnesota.
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