Nearly 170 victims of child sex trafficking, many of whom had never been reported missing, were rescued in the last week as part of an annual nationwide crackdown, the FBI said Monday.
A Virginia man has been charged with manipulating a mentally-incapacitated women into prostitution.
A Glen Burnie man has pleaded guilty to the sex trafficking of a 15-year-old girl.
Two people have been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for prostituting a 15-year-old girl.
A Fairfax woman has been convicted of sex trafficking of a child after she recruited a 15-year-old girl into prostitution.
A man who operated brothels in Annapolis and Easton has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison after being convicted of sex trafficking.
A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking a 15-year-old runaway.
Officials from the state of Maryland are aiming to teach social workers and law enforcement officers to spot signs of sex trafficking.