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Former UNLV FB Player Pleads Guilty In Human Sex Trafficking Case

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – On Wednesday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that 36 year old Richard James Mapp, of Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse, neglect or endangerment, a category “B” felony, and one count of pandering, a category “C” felony.

Child Prostitution: Victims Working Reno Streets

Yesterday’s sweep by Reno Police officers of the Crest Inn at Fourth and Ralston netted just one arrest on a warrant charge and the discovery of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Do we have a human trafficking problem?

The federal government believes Las Vegas is a top destination for “human trafficking” victims – from indentured servants to massage parlor workers and prostitutes held captive and forced to commit sex acts. This belief has led the Justice Department to grant hundreds of thousands of dollars to Metro Police to tackle the problem.

Woman shares story to save others from sex trafficking

When a Las Vegas woman’s daughter befriended a male classmate at a Las Vegas high school, the mother was thrilled the teen was making friends. As the youngest, the girl had been showing signs of low self-esteem and was withdrawn from the family. But her mother soon realized the relationship …

Police Warn Parents About Human Trafficking

LAS VEGAS — The image of a prostitute is a women walking the streets looking to be picked up. Metro Police say that is not the reality. They say children are the new victims of sex trafficking in Las Vegas.

Nevada Receives Mediocre Marks in Human Trafficking Report

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas is long considered a hotbed for human trafficking. The dark trade dwells beneath the city’s bright lights. UNLV professor Alexis Kennedy is an advocate and expert on human trafficking laws. “Human trafficking is in every city in the United States.

Child Prostitution: Victims Working Reno Streets

Yesterday’s sweep by Reno Police officers of the Crest Inn at Fourth and Ralston netted just one arrest on a warrant charge and the discovery of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Group rallies to bring attention to child prostitution

Audio Clip Chants broke out on Las Vegas Boulevard late Saturday as community members gathered to raise awareness and money to help stop child prostitution. Stop Child Trafficking Now organizers walked through residential areas carrying signs with slogans like “Real Men Don’t Buy Sex” and “Stop Buying Our Girls.”

Training session teaches ways to spot human trafficking

Local community service providers were scheduled to meet at UNLV today for a daylong training event designed to teach them how to spot and help the victims of human trafficking. The training is part of an initiative to battle slavery that has brought together more than 30 local agencies brought under the U.S.

Human trafficking is targeted

Despite the relatively low numbers of reported cases of human trafficking locally, law enforcement officials say that under the surface this 21st century form of slavery is occurring on a regular basis in Las Vegas and other U.S. cities.