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A 13 year-old girl forced into street prostitution. (credit: Gwenn Dubourthoumieu/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Continue Prostitution Crackdown, Arrest 9 More Men

Police say they’ve now made more than 200 arrests as they try to curb an increase in street prostitution in downtown Washington.

08/23/2015

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D.C. Lawmaker Wants to Impound Cars of Suspected ‘Johns’

A D.C. Council member wants to combat what he calls a rise in street prostitution by impounding the cars of people who pick up prostitutes.

07/14/2015

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Amsterdam Prostitutes Protest Closure Of Their Windows

About 200 sex workers and supporters marched through the Dutch city’s Red Light District to demand city officials keep their window brothels open.

04/10/2015

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Md. Man Charged in Robbing, Abducting and Sexually Assaulting Prostitutes

A 19-year-old Laurel man is facing up to 20 years in prison for robbing, abducting and assaulting prostitutes, authorities say.

03/11/2015

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Va. Man Pleads Guilty in Multi-State Prostitution of Girls

A man whose primary income prosecutors say came from prostituting women and girls across the U.S. has pleaded guilty to trafficking a 15-year-old.

01/08/2015

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Mexican Man Sentenced in Va. Sex Trafficking Case

A federal judge in Virginia has sentenced a Mexican man to 17½ years in prison for bringing a teenager to the United States for prostitution.

11/05/2014

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Report: Lead Investigator Of Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resigns Over Incident Involving Prostitute

The investigator who led the Homeland Security Department’s internal review of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents on assignment in Colombia in 2012 has himself resigned over an incident involving a prostitute in Florida, The New York Times reported.

10/29/2014

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Former D.C. Police Officer Gets 7 Years in Pimp Case

A former District of Columbia police officer has been sentenced to seven years for prostituting teenage girls from his southeast Washington apartment.

10/09/2014

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Baltimore Man Gets 12 Years For Sex Trafficking

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to forcing young women to work as prostitutes.

10/01/2014

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Md. Man Gets Prison for Taking Minor to Va.

A 36-year-old Clinton, Maryland, man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for transporting a minor to Virginia for prostitution.

09/11/2014

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