Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty In California, TexasThe Dallas-based website Backpage.com pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas.
Free the Captives 3-4-18The Morning Mix from Mix 96.5 talks with Sheila from Free the Captives about the “Super Heroes for Freedom” Human Trafficking 5K, coming up on April 21.
Free the Captives 5k 4-9-17Sarah E! from Mix 96.5 sits down with Sheila Whittle, Program Coordinator for Free the Captives, to talk about their Freedom Fest and Superheroes for Freedom: Fighting Human Trafficking 5k, coming up on April 22nd at Mason Park.
Free the Captives 10-23-16CoCo Dominguez from HOT 95-7 sits down with Julie Waters from Free the Captives Houston to talk about their event with the Moscow Ballet coming up on November 17.
Free the Captives 9-13-15Sarah Pepper from the HOT Morning Show on HOT 95-7 is joined by Julie Waters, the Director and Founder of Free the Captives. They discuss the issue of human trafficking going on around the world, as well as the local ties to this terrible criminal industry. They also get into who the typical victims are, and how people can help. Visit freethecaptiveshouston.com for more information.
Man Found Guilty Of Forcing Woman Into ProstitutionA San Antonio jury has found a man guilty of human trafficking for forcing at least 10 women into prostitution.
Craigslist Ads Offering Free Rent For SexLegal experts and police warn that ads promising free rent for "roommates with benefits" may be fraught with peril.
5 Charged In Houston Human Smuggling OperationThe men are accused of holding 115 people in a Houston home and threatening them with violence if they could not come up with a ransom payment.
Plan For Human Trafficking Bill To Be Discussed U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Houston Mayor Annise Parker are discussing plans for anti-human trafficking legislation to be submitted in Congress.
HCSO Continues 'Crack Down' On Sex Buyers, Sellers The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Free the Captives – an organization that combats sex slavery and other forms of human trafficking-continues the "crack down" on individuals who buy sex or sell sex.
Officials Raid Human Trafficking, Drug OperationOfficials raided a home that was being used to house illegal immigrants as well as a drug operation Tuesday.
Mayor To Appoint Committee On Human TraffickingAn estimated 18,000 foreign nationals are victims of human trafficking each year, according to the Rescue & Restore campaign administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.