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Pender deputies arrest man on human trafficking and prostitution charges

A man has been arrested on human trafficking and prostitution charges.

Second suspect arrested in human trafficking investigation, DA discusses trafficking trends

A second suspect in a human trafficking case in Pender County has been arrested.

Warrant: Teen used website to solicit woman for prostitution

An arrest warrant reveals new details about a Wilmington man charged with human trafficking who was reportedly found hiding in an attic.

More than $65M available to fight human trafficking and help trafficking victims

Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announced today that more than $65 million in Department of Justice grants is available to help communities combat human trafficking and serve adults and children who are victimized in trafficking operations.

Wilmington Police give presentation on human trafficking

Wilmington Police gave a presentation Wednesday night about human trafficking, to educate people about what they say is a hidden crime.

Opioid epidemic fuels human trafficking in Cape Fear region

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. It's a problem that's law enforcement says is getting worse.

A new healthcare protocol will be coming out to combat human trafficking in Horry County

A recently released annual report by the South Carolina Human Trafficking Task Force shows that in 2019 the state's total number of trafficking victims recorded went up 360%.

Pro golfer arrested in ‘Operation Santa’s Naughty List’ sting

A professional golfer was one of 124 people arrested in Florida in a prostitution and human-trafficking sting.  

Duplin man accused of prostituting women in Wilmington

A Beaulaville man is accused of bringing women to New Hanover County and prostituting them. 

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