Sex Trafficking

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A man who ran a sex trafficking operation out of his Buffalo home is facing a lengthy prison sentence.

Karen DeWitt

Opponents of bills to decriminalize prostitution in New York say it will only strengthen the worldwide sex trafficking industry and increase incidents of abuse in New York. Anti-sex trafficking groups and their allies spoke out at the state Capitol.

A Lockport man has pleaded guilty to five counts of sex trafficking.

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Two State Senators and the Erie County Sheriff are urging members of the Assembly to pass a bill they say will make it easier to prosecute those who conduct human sex trafficking, especially in cases involving child victims.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A federal grand jury has returned a 14-count indictment against a Jamestown man for child pornography and trafficking.

Chris Caya WBFO News

A member of the Erie County Sheriff's Department has been honored for her outstanding contribution on a federal task force.

A Lockport man has been charged with sex and drug trafficking and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenneth Schroeder.

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An extensive investigation by local and federal authorities has nailed an Amherst man on sex trafficking charges.

Twenty-four year old Kenneth Graham faces ten years to life in prison for operating a prostitution ring that involved underage girls, some younger than 18.

The scheme had been operating since 2010, and at least one of the girls claims to have been kidnapped by Graham and forced to work for him.