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Nationwide Crackdown On Sex Trafficking Leads To Local Arrests

In the past few weeks, there’s been a nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking, especially child sex trafficking.

06/23/2014

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Lottery-Winning Cop’s Wife Charged In Prostitution

A western Pennsylvania police officer who made headlines when he won a $1 million Powerball drawing last month has been removed from the schedule because he’s named in a criminal complaint charging his wife with working as a scheduler for a prostitution business.

06/06/2014

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2 Facing Charges After Aspinwall Massage Parlor Raid

Shortly after a massage parlor opened for business in Aspinwall Wednesday morning, it was raided by police and several federal agencies. Now, two people are facing charges.

09/04/2013

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3 Arrested For Alleged Prostitution Out Of North Hills Spa

An alleged prostitution ring was broken up Tuesday in the North Hills.

08/06/2013

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Police: Prostitution Suspect Claimed To Be in CIA, Threatened Officer, Then Sang “Rudolph”

Police say a western prostitution suspect asked an undercover officer to sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” with her before other police swooped in to arrest her.

06/13/2013

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Women Charged With Running Prostitution Ring Appear In Court

Chong Hee Kil, Hee Mae Jeong, and Ok Ja Ko did not want their pictures taken when they arrived at a magistrate’s office Monday.

03/25/2013

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Undercover Cops Working To Break Up Prostitution Rings

KDKA-TV’s Heather Abraham got to spend several nights undercover with the Pittsburgh Vice Squad as they work to keep the streets safe.

03/20/2013

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FBI, Police Raid Bridgeville Spa Allegedly Used For Prostitution

Bridgeville and Allegheny County Police, along with the FBI, Tuesday dismantled an alleged house of prostitution.

02/06/2013

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Police Raid, Padlock Westmoreland County Strip Club

A Westmoreland County strip club has been padlocked after police raided it for suspected drug dealing and prostitution. Three people face charges as a result of the raid, and the club is closed until a judge determines its fate.

11/09/2012

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Woman’s Run From The Law Ends In Pittsburgh

A woman’s run from the law ended in Pittsburgh. Bethany Vera, 26, boarded a bus in Erie and police were waiting for her when that bus arrived here. She was initially jailed in Erie for two child support cases because authorities say she wasn’t paying.

06/12/2012

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At Least 10 Arrested In Prostitution Sting

Police made a big prostitution bust at an apartment complex in Moon. At least 10 people from three states have been arrested.

11/02/2011

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Accused Pittsburgh Police Officer Speaks

A veteran Pittsburgh police officer accused of operating a prostitution service is speaking out. Michael Johns, of Brookline, is also accused of taking women to buy drugs.

08/30/2011

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