Father convicted of selling daughters to sex film ring

On Thursday, a federal jury convicted Ronnie McCall, 60, of Johnson City on four counts related to the sexual exploitation of three of his daughters.
The counts include permitting a child in his custody and control to travel in interstate commerce to produce child pornography; production of child pornography; production of child pornography by a parent; and using a means of interstate commerce to induce a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity (child rape under Tennessee law).

Details

What to Do If You Suspect Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is big business. According to statistics, human trafficking brings in $150 billion dollars annually, with an estimated 200 million women and children falling victim to human trafficking each year. In fact, if you break down the numbers, the average rate of victimization for human trafficking is one every thirty seconds.

Details

There is no such thing as a child prostitute

Would you call Tami a child prostitute?

A pimp kidnapped Tami on her way home from school in Los Angeles. He held her captive for six months, raping, beating and starving her. At night, he sold Tami for sex with other men. Tami tried to escape by telling every john who purchased her that she was only a kid.

Details

Colorado’s Problem with Human Trafficking

Colorado is famous for its beautiful mountains, outdoor sports, and craft beer.
But, unfortunately, Colorado also leads the nation in a darker statistic—human trafficking.

There are a number of reasons why Colorado has become a center for human trafficking over the years. A robust agricultural industry leads to a number of opportunities to exploit laborers.

Details