sex trafficking

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. UK: IRANIAN VESSELS TRIED TO BLOCK BRITISH SHIP IN THE GULF Britain say three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British commercial vessel through the Strait of Hormuz; Iran’s Revolutionary Guard denied the allegations. 2. WHO IS DEFENDING EPSTEIN DEAL Labor Secretary Alex Acosta stood by his handling of a […]

Legal moves shut down Backpage.com

Legal moves shut down Backpage.com

What do Reddit, Craigslist, Backpage and Erotic Review all have in common? Two things: First, they have allegedly allowed sex trafficking to occur or be advertised on their websites; Second, they have all been taken down, fully or partially, because of it. Read the full article in the April 19 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

Refuge for Women receives $10,000 pledge

Refuge for Women receives $10,000 pledge

An anonymous donor has come forward to offer local victims of sex trafficking a safe place to heal. He has pledged to match every dollar donated in November to Refuge for Women of the Emerald Coast, up to $10,000. Refuge City Director Michelle Jones said she is thrilled. “This donor says there is a huge […]

Human trafficking happens here too

Human trafficking happens here too

At 4 years old, while other little girls were having pretend tea parties with friends and parents, Melissa Woodward … Read the series of articles on human trafficking in the Feb. 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.  

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 13

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 13

IMPRISONED EX-DEFENSE CONTRACTOR FACING SEX ABUSE CHARGES Miami federal prosecutors said Tuesday an indictment charges 36-year-old Christopher Rennie Glenn with sex trafficking conspiracy, sexual assault of minors and similar offenses. Prosecutors say the crimes were committed while Glenn worked at a Honduras air base as a contract network systems administrator. WIDOW DISCOVERS FORMER LEGISLATOR STRUCK, […]