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Many teen prostitutes come from foster homes, L.A. County officials say

L.A. County officials say prostitution is a serious problem in the foster-care system. A majority of juveniles arrested on prostitution charges in the county come from foster care, and, in some cases, pimps use underage sex workers to recruit fellow...
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Campaign to halt child sex trafficking launched in L.A. County

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

When Los Angeles County Probation Department workers recently analyzed arrest data for prostitution, they found numbers that defy the notion that underage sex trafficking is a Third World Problem. Read Post

Task Force to Combat Pimps Recruiting Child Sex Slaves from Foster Homes

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (2 years ago)

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved the creation of a task force to address the grave issue of children in the county's foster care system being recruited as child prostitutes. [ more › ] Read Post

Mugshot Mania – Florida Teens Use Facebook For High School Prostitution Ring…

United States / Atlanta : Straight From the A (5 hours ago)

Two teens have been arrested for running an underage prostitution ring in Florida. A month-long investigation led to the arrests of Julian Luis Mathena (15) and Alexa Nicole De Armas (17), pictured above, who were found to be runnin... Read Post

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